Definition of Pulvilio

1. pulvil [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pulvilio

pulverizations
pulverize
pulverized
pulverizer
pulverizers
pulverizes
pulverizing
pulverous
pulvers
pulverulence
pulverulent
pulverulently
pulverulentous
pulverulous
pulvil
pulvilio (current term)
pulvilios
pulvillar
pulville
pulvilled
pulvilles
pulvilli
pulvillus
pulvils
pulvinae
pulvinar
pulvinars
pulvinate
pulvini
pulvinic acid

Literary usage of Pulvilio

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1. A Glossary of Tudor and Stuart Words: Especially from the Dramatists by Walter William Skeat, Anthony Lawson Mayhew (1914)
"... pulvilio, fine scented powder, cosmetic powder. Etherege, Man of Mode, iii. ... pulvilio-box, a scent-box, Wycherley, Plain Dealer, ii (Manly). ..."

2. A History of English Poetry by William John Courthope (1903)
"... their clothes scented with pulvilio, orange, and jasmine, their French phrases, introduced at every tenth word—in their often clownish conception of ..."

3. The Works of Tobias Smollett by Tobias George Smollett, William Ernest Henley (1899)
"... at the same instant, descended upon the side of his couch with such violence, that his periwig was struck off, and the whole room filled with pulvilio. ..."

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