Definition of Preciouses
1. precious [n] - See also: precious
Lexicographical Neighbors of Preciouses
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 ..."