Definition of Bistres
1. bistre [n] - See also: bistre
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bistres
Literary usage of Bistres
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1895)
"... term for prefer- nent-hunting, invented by Paley according 1 promise had been given that Sandwich's bistres« should not be present (MEADLEY, 1810, p. ..."
2. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1854)
"It is rather that you may meet the bistres and SOURS on something like equal terms, being neither strange to the old when you contemplate the new, ..."