Definition of Droles

1. drole [n] - See also: drole



Lexicographical Neighbors of Droles

droichs
droichy
droid
droids
droil
droiled
droiling
droils
droit
droits
droitural
droitzschka
droitzschkas
drole
droler
droles (current term)
drolest
droll
drolled
droller
drolleries
drollers
drollery
drollest
drolling
drollingly
drollings
drollish
drollist
drollists

Literary usage of Droles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, George Walter Prothero (1836)
"Fairness demands that I should distinguish in the clearest manner between the party called Catholic in France, and those miserable droles who bear the same ..."

2. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1816)
"... raconte de droles d'aventures qui lui arriverent pendant ses diffi'rentes fuites. On dit que Barrere est £ Hamburg. Si cela est vrai, assurement il se ..."

3. History of Mexico by Hubert Howe Bancroft, William Nemos, Thomas Savage, Joseph Joshua Peatfield (1883)
"... who became the butt of the droles de corps.6 Every attention and comfort was tendered at Tlas- cala to the Spaniards while caring for their wounds and ..."

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