Definition of Berceau

1. a cradle [n BERCEAUX]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Berceau

berays
berbamunine synthase
berbe
berberin
berberine
berberines
berberins
berberis
berberises
berberries
berberry
berborite
berborites
bercaries
bercary
berceau (current term)
berceaux
berceuse
berceuses
berdaches
berdash
berdashes
berdesinskiite
bere
bereave
bereaved
bereavement
bereavements
bereaven

Literary usage of Berceau

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1. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1891)
"By that time the first lieutenant, the master, the boatswain, the gunner, and some thirty of the crew, lay dead on the deck of the berceau, her rigging was ..."

2. The naval history of Great Britain, from ... 1793, to ... 1820, with an by William James (1859)
"The precise loss of the berceau does not appear in Captain Little's letter. ... We may add, also, that the fore and main masts of the berceau fell over the ..."

3. State Papers and Publick Documents of the United States, from the Accession by United States President, United States Dept. of State (1819)
"Those respecting the berceau will sufficiently explain themselves. The officer charged with her repairs states, in his letter received August 27th, 1801, ..."

4. Madagascar and Its People by Lyons McLeod (1865)
"... RN, and Judge Philibert—HMS Conway returns to Mauritius—Further restrictions to Trade—HMS Conway and French Ships of War berceau and ..."

5. American Naval Battles: Being a Complete History of the Battles Fought by by Horace Kimball (1831)
"... Action between Constellation and Vengeance - 11 Captain Little—frigate Boston Capture of Le berceau - - - Captain Sterrett - 15 Action with a Tripolitan ..."

6. Our Naval War with France by Gardner Weld Allen (1909)
"side was heavier than that of the berceau in the proportion of about three to two. Considering the superiority of the Boston, the berceau made a remarkably ..."

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