Definition of Moresques

1. moresque [n] - See also: moresque



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moresques

morelles
morello
morellos
morels
morendo
moreness
morenesses
morenosite
moreover
morepork
moreporks
mores
moreso
moresomes
moresques (current term)
morgagnian cyst
morgan
morganatic
morganatically
morganite
morganites
morgans
morgay
morgays
morgen
morgens
morglay
morglays
morgue

Literary usage of Moresques

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

1. Encyclopaedia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Francis Lieber, Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1832)
"His dramas are found in the Comedias de Moreto y Cabana [1676—1681, 3 vols., 4to.> moresques, in painting. ..."

2. Encyclopædia Americana: A Popular Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature by Thomas Gamaliel Bradford (1838)
"... by Le Clerc and other writers, extends, in the last edition (published at Paris, in 1759), to 10 vols., fol. moresques, in painting. ..."

3. Two Years in the French West Indies by Lafcadio Hearn (1890)
"Everybody in Martinique who can afford it wears moresques and chinoises. The moresques are large loose comfortable pantaloons of thin printed calico ..."

4. The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"Everybody in Martinique who can afford it wears moresques and chinoises. The moresques are large loose comfortable pantaloons of thin printed calico ..."

5. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"Monuments ara hex ct moresques d'Ks- ... 1830) ; Bisson, Choix d'Ornements moresques de l'Alhambra (Paris, 1855). ALHAMBRA, THE. ..."

6. History of Mediaeval Art by Franz von Reber (1886)
"Paris, sa—Girault de Prangey, Monuments arabes et moresques de Cordova, ... Choix d'ornements moresques de l'Alhambra (A continuation of the preceding work) ..."

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