Definition of Preciouses

1. precious [n] - See also: precious



Lexicographical Neighbors of Preciouses

precieuse
precieux
precinct
precinct committeeman
precinct committeemen
precincts
precinema
preciosities
preciosity
precious
precious coral
precious metal
precious metals
precious stone
precious stones
preciouses (current term)
preciously
preciousness
preciousnesses
precip
precipe
precipes
precipice
precipices
precipitabilities
precipitability
precipitable
precipitable water
precipitance
precipitances

Literary usage of Preciouses

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Belgravia by Mary Elizabeth Braddon (1873)
"No ! dada must wait a bit for that, mustn't he, my preciouses ?' The latter part of this sentence was addressed to the unconscious twins; ..."

2. The Corpus Ms (Corpus Christi Coll., Oxford) of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer (1879)
"... hir selue Now kan not1 Canace but1 herbes delue Out1 of1 fe grounde and maken salues newe Of herbes preciouses and fyn of1 hewe 640 To helen wif fe ..."

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