Definition of Pelisses
1. pelisse [n] - See also: pelisse
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelisses
Literary usage of Pelisses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Journal of a Tour in the Levant by William Turner (1820)
"... but with less comfort, being obliged by etiquette to wear our pelisses, though the sun was oppressively hot. For a few days after the audience, ..."
2. Memoirs of Constant, the Emperor Napoleon's Head Valet: Containing Details by Louis Constant Wairy Constant, Percy Pinkerton (1896)
"... a present—The Czar's toilette—Exchange of gifts—The three pelisses—Princess Pauline and her admirer—The Emperor's anger—M. de Canouville is exiled. ..."
3. A General Collection of Voyages and Travels from the Discovery of America to by William Fordyce MAVOR (1810)
"cloaks or pelisses, boots, and shoes ; in short, every description of clothing for which they had occasion, whether for winter or for summer. ..."