Definition of Odalique

1. a female slave in a harem [n -S]



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Odalique

oculovestibulo-auditory syndrome
oculozygomatic
oculus
oculus dexter
oculus sinister
ocy-
ocypodian
ocypodians
ocytocin
od
oda
odachi
odah
odahs
odal
odalique (current term)
odaliques
odalisk
odalisks
odalisques
odaller
odallers
odals
odango
odas
odaxesmus
odaxetic
odd
odd-even check

Literary usage of Odalique

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1. Hunt's Yachting Magazine (1858)
"this race from the first stroke to the last, the odalique being second; the Peri was not class for her antagonists at all, but her crew made a plucky fight ..."

2. The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats by Mary Botham Howitt, Henry Hart Milman, John Keats (1853)
"... yet soft and low; White the neck, and round the arm; Small the hand, and soft and warm ; Red the lip, and fair the cheek Of the favourite odalique ! ..."

3. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"(F.,-Turk.) ' Sleek odalisques ;' Tennyson, Princess, ii. 63. — F. odali>que, the same (Littre) ; better spelt odalique (Devic). ..."

4. Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and by Abraham Hayward (1858)
"... who is quoted as complaining that when he buys what Miss Pardoe calls " an odalique," in Paris, he gets nothing but a bundle of clothes. ..."

5. Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and by Abraham Hayward (1858)
"The last observation has, it seems, been verified by the Dey of Algiers, who is quoted as complaining that when he buys what Miss Pardoe calls " an odalique ..."

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