Definition of Pompier

1. Noun. A pompier hook ¹



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Definition of Pompier

1. traditional in art [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pompier

pompadouring
pompadours
pompano
pompanos
pompatic
pompatus
pompelmous
pompelmouses
pompelo
pompelos
pompeyed
pompeying
pompeys
pompholyx
pomphus
pompier (current term)
pompillion
pompion
pompions
pompire
pompoleon
pompoleons
pompom
pompoms
pompon
pompons
pompoon
pompoons
pomposities
pomposity

Literary usage of Pompier

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1. The Popular Science Monthly (1895)
"The pompier or scaling ladder is a most necessary article, and is used in connection with the distinct pompier service. Christ Hoell, of St. Louis, ..."

2. The Yellow Book by Fraser Harrison (1894)
"a strident voice, on the deck of a steamer in the glorious bay of Rio, singing : "Je suis le vr-r-rai pompier, Le seul pompier . ..."

3. The Bookman (1906)
"He went so far as to speak of him contemptuously as cc sacre pompier. ... Mathilde, while still harboring a lurking fondness for her pompier, could not long ..."

4. Argot and Slang: A New French and English Dictionary of the Cant Words by Albert Marie Victor Barrère (1889)
"(Tailors') pompier, journeyman tailor whose functions are to touch up the ill-fitting parts of garments ; (Ecole Polytechnique) musical ..."

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