Definition of Pantine

1. a pasteboard doll with movable limbs [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Pantine

pantheresses
pantherlike
panthers
panthodic
pantie
pantied
pantieless
panties
pantihose
pantile
pantiled
pantiles
pantiless
pantiliner
pantiliners
pantine (current term)
pantines
panting
pantingly
pantings
pantisocracies
pantisocracy
pantisocrat
pantisocratic
pantisocratical
pantisocratist
pantisocratists
pantisocrats
pantleg
pantlegs

Literary usage of Pantine

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

1. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"Churchill called it a pantine; others a pantini ; but under any spelling it is not found in our dictionaries. WT Cooke says : — "A Pantini was a figure made ..."

2. A Biographical History of England, from the Revolution to the End of George by Mark Noble, James Granger (1806)
"To Mademoiselle pantine, a mistress of Marshal Saxe, the world was obliged for that stiffened pasteboard case, called a pantine, by which a universal ..."

3. Chronicles of Fashion: From the Time of Elizabeth to the Early Part of the by Mrs Elizabeth Stone (1845)
"pantine, the mistress of the Marshal de Saxe? Many very fashionable manias have had a less decorous origin. This lady is celebrated as the ..."

4. The Biographical Dictionary of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful (1842)
"... and " Pantin et pantine " was reprinted at Amsterdam in 1750, in the sixth volume of the " Bibliothèque Choisie et Amusante ;" but his works, ..."

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