Definition of Peplums

1. Noun. (plural of peplum) ¹



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Definition of Peplums

1. peplum [n] - See also: peplum

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peplums

peperonis
pepful
pepino
pepinos
pepita
pepitas
pepla
peplis
peplomer
peplomers
peplomycin
peplos
peploses
peplum
peplumed
peplums (current term)
peplus
pepluses
pepo
peponida
peponidas
peponium
peponiums
pepos
pepped
pepper
pepper-and-salt
pepper-spray
pepper Jack
pepper and salt fundus

Literary usage of Peplums

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1. Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX by Alice Morse Earle (1903)
"... the surprise really is that the descendants of Charles and all English folk are not now wearing shawls or peplums or anything save a coat and waistcoat. ..."

2. Art in Egypt by Gaston Maspero (1912)
"... they were dressed in their modern costume, tunics, peplums, mantles made by some fashionable modiste, whose inventions were probably some months behind ..."

3. The Lace Book by N. Hudson Moore (1905)
"The luxury.loving Greeks and Romans ornamented their togas and peplums with graceful patterns wrought in contrasting colours or in gold. ..."

4. Recollections of a Scottish Novelist by Lucy Bethia Walford (1910)
"... including ball- dresses, we did indeed use our pretty tartan with extremely good effect ; but bodices and " peplums" of it in velvet, over white silk ..."

5. Robespierre and the Red Terror by Jan ten Brink (1899)
"... an'd for this reason Brutus, Andromache, and Minerva, appeared with tricoloured ribbons on their togas and peplums. This was especially objectionable to ..."

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