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Definition of Pompier
1. traditional in art [adj]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Pompier
Literary usage of Pompier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Popular Science Monthly (1895)
"The pompier or scaling ladder is a most necessary article, and is used in connection with the distinct pompier service. Christ Hoell, of St. Louis, ..."
2. The Yellow Book by Fraser Harrison (1894)
"a strident voice, on the deck of a steamer in the glorious bay of Rio, singing : "Je suis le vr-r-rai pompier, Le seul pompier . ..."
3. The Bookman (1906)
"He went so far as to speak of him contemptuously as cc sacre pompier. ... Mathilde, while still harboring a lurking fondness for her pompier, could not long ..."
4. Argot and Slang: A New French and English Dictionary of the Cant Words by Albert Marie Victor Barrère (1889)
"(Tailors') pompier, journeyman tailor whose functions are to touch up the ill-fitting parts of garments ; (Ecole Polytechnique) musical ..."