Definition of Stilettoes

1. Noun. (plural of stiletto) ¹



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Definition of Stilettoes

1. stiletto [v] - See also: stiletto

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stilettoes

stilbesterol
stilbestrol
stilbestrols
stilbite
stilbites
stilboestrol
stilbs
stile
stiled
stiles
stilet
stilets
stiletto
stiletto heel
stilettoed
stilettoes (current term)
stilettoing
stilettos
stiling
still
still-born
still-fish
still-hunt
still-life
still and all
still hunt
still life
still lifes
still room
still water

Literary usage of Stilettoes

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1. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"... a swell-cracksman may look like when he has the means and taste to dress himself in fashionable clothes. stilettoes AND KNIVES TAKEN FROM CRIMINALS. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americanaedited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1903)
"The stilettoes manufactured here are held in great esteem by the Italians. In 1745 Bastia was taken by the British, and in 1768 was united with France. ..."

3. Graham's Magazine by George R. Graham, Edgar Allan Poe (1842)
"This proclamation made, dice were produced, and De Nevers winning the throw for Armand, the rapiers and stilettoes which he had seK-'cted were produced, ..."

4. The Methodist Review (1863)
"Its volume ia enormous, its length considerable; the other metacarpal bones are reduced to two thin stilettoes worn to a point and without use. ..."

5. The history of Napoleon by Richard Henry Horne (1841)
"... who are armed with stilettoes, and who surround the tribune, threatening their colleagues with death, and maintaining most atrocious discussions! ..."

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