Definition of Pompoon

1. a tassel worn on a shoe [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pompoon

pompeying
pompeys
pompholyx
pomphus
pompier
pompillion
pompion
pompions
pompire
pompoleon
pompoleons
pompom
pompoms
pompon
pompons
pompoon (current term)
pompoons
pomposities
pomposity
pompous
pompously
pompousness
pompousnesses
pomps
pomroy
pomroys
poms
pomset
pomsets
pomwater

Literary usage of Pompoon

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1. Social New York Under the Georges, 1714-1776: Houses, Streets, and Country by Esther Singleton (1902)
"Snout it off with a Hower, vulgo diet, a pompoon ; Let your powder be grey, and braid up your hair Like the mane of a colt, to be sold at a fair. ..."

2. Social New York Under the Georges, 1714-1776: Houses, Streets, and Country by Esther Singleton (1902)
"... Snout it off with a flower, vulgo diet, a pompoon ; Let your powder be grey, and braid up your hair Like the mane of a colt, to be sold at a fair. ..."

3. Historical Collections of the State of New York: Containing a General by John Warner Barber, Henry Howe (1842)
"The dress cap is black, with dark pompoon. The splendid band of music, which, under Willis, made hill and valley ring with notes of' linked harmony long ..."

4. Roba Di Roma by William Wetmore Story (1866)
"It is drawn by one horse, whose head-stall is decorated with a tall pompoon or tuft of cock's feathers rising between his ears. The saddle is surmounted by ..."

5. Costume in England: A History of Dress to the End of the Eighteenth Century by Frederick William Fairholt (1885)
"Hang a small bugle capon, as big as a crown, Snout it off with a flower, vulgo diet a pompoon." The Beau's Receipt far a Lady's Dress. ..."

6. The British Essayists: With Prefaces, Historical and Biographical by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"They make no scruple of asserting, that there would not have been so much as a patch, pompoon, or Chinese rail, remaining amongst us, if I had not thought ..."

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