Definition of Delice

1. Noun. (obsolete) Delight, pleasure, especially sensual pleasure. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Delice

1. a delicacy [n -S] - See also: delicacy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Delice

delible
delibly
delibration
delibrations
delicacies
delicacy
delicata
delicatas
delicate
delicately
delicateness
delicates
delicatessen
delicatessen food
delicatessens
delice (current term)
delicense
delices
deliciate
deliciated
deliciates
deliciating
delicious
deliciously
deliciousness
deliciousnesses
delict
delicts
delictual
deliensite

Literary usage of Delice

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1. Memoirs of John Evelyn ...: Comprising His Diary, from 1641-1705-6. And a by John Evelyn (1871)
"Oh the delice and reward of thus employing our youth ! What a beauty and satisfaction to haue spent ones youth innocently and virtuously ! ..."

2. Songs, Carols, and Other Miscellaneous Poems by Richard Hill, Balliol College (University of Oxford). Library (1908)
"Sywg we [alle, for tyme it is : Mary hath born ]>e flowre delice. ... Sywg [we alle, for tyme it is : Mary hath born fie flowre delice. ..."

3. The Complete Works of John Gower by John Gower (1899)
"7860 Lors quiert a soy delice ... De qui delice il se delite, Du past ou du potage quite, Au nees du bon odour que flaire, ..."

4. Tall Bearded Iris (fleur-de-lis) a Flower of Songs: Names, Classification by Walter Stager (1922)
"Some find the origin of the name in "delice", French for "delight"—Fleur-delice, ... Shall match with the fair Flow'r delice. Spenser: Shepherd's Calendar. ..."

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