Definition of Naperies

1. Noun. (plural of napery) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Naperies

1. napery [n] - See also: napery

Lexicographical Neighbors of Naperies

nap
napa
napa cabbage
napaceous
napalm
napalmed
napalming
napalmlike
napalms
napas
nape
nape-crest
nape nevus
nape of the neck
naped
naperies (current term)
napery
napes
napex
napha water
naphazoline
naphazoline hydrochloride
naphew
naphtha
naphthacene
naphthacenes
naphthalate
naphthalates
naphthaldehyde
naphthaldehydes

Literary usage of Naperies

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

1. A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great by John Bagnell Bury (1913)
"Their ships were ever winding in and out of the Aegean isles from south to north, bearing fair naperies from Syria, fine-wrought bowls and cups from the ..."

2. Studies in Literature by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1918)
"Why, and on what instance, and how, did England and Flanders come to supply Europe, the one with wool, the other with fine linen and naperies? ..."

3. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1879)
"... had nothing to do with the innocent and orthodox Incumbent of Atcham near Shrewsbury, who eschews all such aperies, and draperies, and naperies of Rome, ..."

4. Seventeenth Century Studies: A Contribution to the History of English Poetry by Edmund Gosse (1897)
"There, like a child's bare body wrapped in the velvets and naperies of a princely cradle, the humble Casa lay in the marble enclosure which Sansovino had ..."

5. Colonial Days & Ways as Gathered from Family Papers by Helen Evertson Smith (1900)
"At the same time the table was laid with the finest naperies and much solid silver, interspersed with pewter and wooden dishes. During the earliest years ..."

6. Lives of the Queens of Scotland and English Princesses Connected with the by Agnes Strickland (1854)
"And the halls and chambers were prepared with costly beds, naperies, and vessels, according for a ..."

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