Definition of Pearlings

1. pearling [n] - See also: pearling



Lexicographical Neighbors of Pearlings

pearlers
pearlescence
pearlescences
pearlescent
pearlesque
pearless
pearlfish
pearlfishes
pearlier
pearlies
pearliest
pearlike
pearlin
pearling
pearlings
pearlins
pearlised
pearlite
pearlites
pearlitic
pearlized
pearls
pearls of wisdom
pearlstone
pearlware
pearlweed
pearlwort
pearlworts
pearly

Literary usage of Pearlings

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

1. The Scottish Minstrel: The Songs of Scotland Subsequent to Burns by Charles Rogers (1882)
"... are cause o' her sorrow— New pearlings and plenishing too ; The bride that ... Than if Kate o' the Craft were my bride, Wi' purples and pearlings enew. ..."

2. The Surgeon's Daughter and Castle Dangerous: With General Glossary by Walter Scott (1879)
"... pained ; put to difficulty. Pinner, a cap with lappets, formerly worn by women of rank. Pinners and pearlings, caps and lace. ..."

3. Tales of My Landlord by Walter Scott, Jedidiah Cleishbotham, Robert Morton (1820)
"... for she wared the ither half on pinners and pearlings to gang to see us shoot yon day at the popinjay.' ' And did you take it, Cuddie?' said Morton. ..."

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