Definition of Claques

1. Noun. (plural of claque) ¹



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Definition of Claques

1. claque [n] - See also: claque

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Claques

clapperclawing
clapperclaws
clapperless
clappers
clapping
clappingly
clappings
claps
clapshot
clapt
claptrap
claptraps
claque
claquer
claquers
claques (current term)
claqueur
claqueurs
clarabella
clarabellas
clarain
clarains
claraite
claree
clarence
clarences
claret
claret cup
clareted
clareting

Literary usage of Claques

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1. Picturesque Sicily by William Agnew Paton (1897)
"XII AT THE OPERA A Study of Sicilian Character—The Rival claques—Initiating a New Opera Troupe—" Carmen "—" Toreador Attento "— A Musical " Sicilian Vespers ..."

2. Without Prejudice by Israel Zangwill (1896)
"The discrepancy was sometimes explicable by claques, which are almost as ... Sometimes it was not professional claques, but amateurs come to see a friend's ..."

3. Old and New Paris: Its History, Its People, and Its Places by Henry Sutherland Edwards, John Boyd Thacher Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"Meanwhile, apart from the claque maintained at all the Paris theatres by the management, there are often special claques which are paid by leading members ..."

4. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1921)
"... of petits abbes, theatrical cliques and claques, and wandering adventurers. How this echo of the days of Cagliostro and Casti and Casanova happened to ..."

5. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1894)
"The report of the committee on New York City, has enlarged its scope and aims to reach three claques—students and others actually indentified with the ..."

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