Definition of Dalliances

1. Noun. (plural of dalliance) ¹



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Definition of Dalliances

1. dalliance [n] - See also: dalliance

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dalliances

dalet
daleth
daleths
dalfampridine
dalfopristin
dalgite
dalgites
daliance
daliaunce
dalis
dalk
dalks
dalle
dalles
dalliances (current term)
dallied
dallier
dalliers
dallies
dallop
dallops
dallying
dalmahoy
dalmahoys
dalmania
dalmatian

Literary usage of Dalliances

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1. The Complete Works of Thomas Brooks by Thomas Brooks, Alexander Balloch Grosart (1866)
"... whilst she continues to hold her wanton lovers still in her arms, and is fully resolved to hold on in her wanton dalliances as in times past. 0 sirs ! ..."

2. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1880)
"The poets therefore did well to feign all shepherds lovers, to give themselves to songs and dalliances, because they lived such idle lives. ..."

3. The Works of Francis Bacon by John Thomas Scharf, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Francis Bacon, James Spedding, Robert Leslie Ellis, Douglas Denon Heath, William Rawley (1878)
"... they challenge admiration of another kind and of a very high order; for certain it is that these dalliances detracted but little from her fame and ..."

4. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1855)
"... that to please them they burnt entire poems of the ancient Greeks, but especially those which record the loves, impure dalliances, ..."

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