Definition of Pelmas
1. pelma [n] - See also: pelma
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pelmas
Literary usage of Pelmas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A.L.A. Portrait Index: Index to Portraits Contained in Printed Books and by American Library Association (1906)
"pelmas, Antoine Guillaume, 1768-1813. TARDIEU, Gen. franc. l:pl. 59. Forestier sc. DELME, Lady Elizabeth (Howard) 1747-1813. CONNOISSEUR (1901) l : 163. ..."
2. Abridgment of the Debates of Congress, from 1789 to 1856: From Gales and by United States Congress, Thomas Hart Benton (1857)
"JSB pelmas, MERLIN (of Douai) for. OCTOBER 21, 1794. [TRANSLATION.] When she broke her chains ; when she proclaimed the imprescriptible rights ..."
3. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"In 1794 his arrest was ordered on the suggestion of Tallien and pelmas; he made a bold attempt to rouse the mob in his behalf, but was taken and guillotined ..."