Definition of Swisses

1. swiss [n] - See also: swiss



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Swisses

swished
swisher
swishers
swishes
swishest
swishier
swishiest
swishily
swishiness
swishing
swishingly
swishings
swishness
swishy
swisses (current term)
swissing
swissings
switch-hit
switch-hits
switch-hitters
switch-ivy
switch cane
switch engine
switch hitter
switch hitters

Literary usage of Swisses

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

1. Synopsis of the Decisions of the Treasury Department on the Construction of by United States Dept. of the Treasury, Dept. of the Treasury, United States (1895)
"(2) That the goods designated upon the invoices as "woven dotted swisses," "woven figured ... woven," "dotted swisses loom woven," "dotted and figured ..."

2. State Papers: Relating to Henry VIII. by Great Britain Record Commission (1849)
"... day] butt forti milis fromme the swisses, wythe [whome is the] Duke offe Bari, ... i[he swisses] do not agre with the French King, the sayde Duke off ..."

3. The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries (1914)
"Indeed, there was not a boat passed us day or night on the canal, with the appearance of any swisses on board, that was permitted to escape without 'a hail' ..."

4. United States Compiled Statutes, Annotated, 1916: Embracing the Statutes of by United States, John Allan Mallory (1917)
"See paragraph 3<)S. "Swiss muslins" or "dotted swisses," being cotton goods in which the threads can be counted independently of the dots, the dots being ..."

5. The Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell and the State of Europe During the Early by Robert Vaughan (1838)
"All popish cantons have deputies now at Lucerne, consulting with Crivelli, a Spanish agent, concerning sending two thousand swisses to Milan, this spring. ..."

6. The Protectorate of Oliver Cromwell, and the State of Europe During the by Robert Vaughan (1839)
"All popish cantons have deputies now at Lucerne, consulting with Crivelli, a Spanish agent, concerning sending two thousand swisses to Milan, this spring. ..."

7. Treasury Decisions Under Tariff and Internal Revenue Laws, Etc by United States Dept. of the Treasury (1900)
"They are described in the invoices variously as "loom-woven dotted swisses," "loom-woven figured ... "black ground striped dotted swisses," "checked figured ..."

8. The Works of Jeremy Bentham by Jeremy Bentham, John Bowring (1843)
"Pay, you accordingly held up to him, the only sort of pay he cared about: he caught at it—you drew it back—and now, he too, like other swisses, cries—No ..."

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