Definition of Paillon

1. n. A thin leaf of metal, as for use in gilding or enameling, or to show through a translucent medium.



Definition of Paillon

1. a spangle which shows through enamel [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paillon

paijama
paijamas
paik
paiked
paiking
paiks
pail
pailful
pailfuls
paillard
paillards
paillette
paillettes
paillon (current term)
paillons
pails
pailsful
pain
pain-free
pain-pleasure principle
pain and suffering
pain au chocolat
pain clinics
pain in the arse
pain in the bum
pain in the neck

Literary usage of Paillon

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1. The Novelist's Magazine (1781)
"This the captain knew, a could not bear '. for, though envy at beft, a very malignant paillon, ... paillon ..."

2. Lawyers' Reports Annotated by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company (1902)
"975; paillon v. paillon, 29 Misc. 666, 61 NY Supp. 582; Simpson v. Simpson. ... paillon, 49 App. Div. 341, 03 NY Supp. 301; Wilson v. Wilson, 1 HL Cas. 538. ..."

3. Italy: Handbook for Travellers by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1879)
"103) at the embouchure of the paillon, and the 'Promenade des Anglais adjoining it on ... On the left bank of the paillon, which is crossed here by the Pont ..."

4. The Riviera: Sketches of the Health Resorts of the North Mediterranean Coast by Edward Isaac Sparks (1879)
"In 1878, however, it was determined to widen the Quai so as to assimilate it to the Promenade des Anglais west of the paillon. We may now turn to the modern ..."

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