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Definition of Delice
1. a delicacy [n -S] - See also: delicacy
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Literary usage of Delice
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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. ..."