Definition of Georgettes

1. Noun. (plural of georgette) ¹



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Definition of Georgettes

1. georgette [n] - See also: georgette

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Georgettes

geoponics
geopositioning
geopotential
geopressured
geoprobe
geoprobes
georama
georamas
georeactor
georeactors
georeferenced
georgbokiite
georgechaoite
georgeite
georgette
georgettes (current term)
georgiadesite
georgic
georgical
georgick
georgics
georgium sidus
geos
geoscience
geosciences
geoscientific
geoscientist
geoscientists
geoscopic
geoscopy

Literary usage of Georgettes

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1. History of the Irish brigades in the service of France, from the revolution by John Cornelius O'Callaghan (1870)
"March 29th, an advanced detachment of georgettes, consisting of a Captain of Argyleshire Militia with 70 foot, and a Cornet with 30 of Kingston's Light ..."

2. "We Need the Business," by Joseph E. Austrian (1919)
"georgettes, and similar securities at $3.50 and up, where he has at least a ... He has a deal on with the Gouger Syndicate for our $3.50 georgettes we want ..."

3. The American Journal of Psychology by Edward Bradford ( Titchener, Granville Stanley Hall (1922)
"... except that it's like a plane, even, fine-textured cloth at the hole; really a film, but I can imagine a cloth like that; one of those soft georgettes. ..."

4. Vocations for Girls by Mary Augusta Laselle, Katherine Ellis Wiley (1913)
"Them georgettes is simply grand; breezes blowin' through you all the time. "Sure, de girls falls fer me when I wears 'em. They're fine at a dance when ye ..."

5. One-line Specimens: Linotype Faces by Mergenthaler Linotype Company (1920)
"Materials are all high grade— georgettes, Crepe de Chines and Taffetas. All big val- d* 1 A.9B ues in the lot, at. ..."

6. Historic Studies in Vaud, Berne, and Savoy: From Roman Times to Voltaire by John Meredith Read (1897)
"... leads to the Bishop's tower at Ouchy, and delicious spots along the undulating hillsides below Lausanne, from the fountain of georgettes to the pond of ..."

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