Definition of Challises
1. challis [n] - See also: challis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Challises
Literary usage of Challises
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Story of the 34th Company (Middlesex) Imperial Yeomanry: From the Point by William Corner (1902)
"The few trees about were planted by the challises. ... The challises had electric light and telephone connections from the mill to their house. ..."
2. The Frenchwoman of the Century: Fashions by Octave Uzanne (1887)
"... the re- nowned milliners and seamstresses ; then in the conversation of the women one caught such terms as cashmere-challises, ..."
3. Good Reading about Many Books Mostly by Their Authors (1895)
"... or challises. It would be well for the natives if they were. " Sincerely yours, () *' PEMBROKE. ..."
4. A Dialoge Or Confabulation Between Two Travellers: Which Treateth of Civile by William Spelman, Victor William Bates Van de Weyer, Roxburghe Club, Nichols, Firm, Printers, London (1896)
"... is hanged so many challises of wood as he had Robbed churches. VIANDANTE, As this was a terrible death So shuld yt be A terrour to Cause other to ..."