Definition of Folies
1. folie [n] - See also: folie
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Folies
Literary usage of Folies
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Life and Death of Lord Edward Fitzgerald by Thomas Moore (1831)
"... and taken great care of me :—les plus courtes folies sont les meilleures. I have been adopted by one of the Nations, and am now a thorough Indian. ..."
2. The Monthly Magazine by Richard Phillips, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress) (1807)
"... called the Dutch and French folies : one of them situated on a little island in the middle of ¡Lern <r. From hence to the European factories, ..."