Definition of Porthos

1. portesse [n -ES] - See also: portesse



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Porthos

portering
porterly
porters
portess
portesse
portesses
portfire
portfires
portfolio
portfolios
porthole
portholed
portholelike
portholes
porthors
porthos (current term)
porthoses
portia tree
portico
porticoed
porticoes
porticolike
porticos
portier
portiere
portieres
portiest
portigue
portigues
porting

Literary usage of Porthos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Twenty Years After by Alexandre Dumas (1901)
"On the faith of this promise, porthos, who had never doubted bis ... As he returned to the chateau, and while porthos was dreaming about his barony, ..."

2. The vicomte de Bragelonne; or, Ten years later by Alexandre Dumas (1858)
""It is too much, my good porthos, too much just at present . ... My good friend," stammered out porthos, delighted at having been so well represented by ..."

3. The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature, Ancient by Richard Garnett, Leon i.e. Alexandre Le'on Valle'e, Léon Vallée, Alois Leonhard Brandl (1899)
"Athos was thinking; porthos was twisting his mustache; and Aramis was reading his prayers in a charming little book, bound in blue velvet. ..."

4. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1845)
"( " At that moment the gigantic form of porthos appeared at the extremity of the Rne ... Meanwhile porthos, who had abandoned his cloak and changed his ..."

5. The Lock and Key Library: The Most Interesting Stories of All Nations by Julian Hawthorne (1909)
"He was in that happy calm of the first sleep, which, with porthos, ... A thick carpet deadened the sound of his steps, besides which porthos snored in a ..."

6. The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from the World's by Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl, Donald Grant Mitchell (1899)
"Athos was thinking; porthos was twisting his mustache ; and Aramis was reading his prayers in a charming little book, bound in blue velvet. ..."

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