Definition of Pouffs
1. pouff [n] - See also: pouff
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Literary usage of Pouffs
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"These, no doubt, were pouffs and puffs, but Lord Bacon uses the word puff a century before the head-gear was brought into fashion. ..."
2. Peterson's Magazine (1876)
"... a walking-dress, for a girl of twelve years ; has a gathered flounce at the bottom of the skirt, headed by two rows of gathering, forming pouffs ; a ..."
3. Women in English Life from Mediæval to Modern Times by Georgiana Hill (1896)
"The flirtation with literature, the coquetting with accomplishments which passed for female education, were shams, like the powdered pouffs of hair and the ..."
4. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1873)
"I'd rather stay at home and finish my novel,' she said, looking at an open volume lying on one of the pouffs. ' You can't imagine what an exciting chapter ..."
5. French Fiction of To-day by M. S. van de Velde (1891)
"The Patten- pouffs at the close of this worthy nineteenth century have the same immense luck as the ..."