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Aigret

Definition of the noun aigret

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noun - plural: aigrets

  1. a long plume (especially one of egret feathers) worn on a hat or a piece of jewelry in the shape of a plume
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • alternative spelling: aigrette
    • more generic word: plume = a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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Google previewChrist Among the Cattle, a Sermon (1906)

by Frederic Rowland Marvin

The aigret is the bridal adornment of the heron, and the death of the bird at its nesting season means the death by starvation of all its young. A correspondent of the New York Tribune wrote to that paper under date of December 29th, 1905, ...

Google previewChrist Among the Cattle (1912)

A Sermon Preached in the First Congregational Church, Portland, Oregon by Frederic Rowland Marvin

The aigret is the bridal adornment of the heron, and the death of the bird at its nesting season means the death by starvation of all its young. A correspondent of the New York Tribune wrote to that paper under date of December 29th, 1905, ...

Google previewOur Wasteful Nation (1908)

The Story of American Prodigality and the Abuse of Our National Resources by Rudolf Cronau

To-day the aigret is the rarest heron in the South. Its history states the correctness of the saying that a bird, of which the feathers have become fashionable, is doomed to almost certain extinction. Unfortunately, the demands of the millinery ...

Google previewThe Big Book Of Detectives

The inspector's sandwich aigret is a policeman but works in hi; own way and almost always ...

Google previewMcClure's Magazine (1909)

Now the aigret is the rarest heron in the South. With it other species of birds are on the list of vanishing creatures. When, some years ago, Mr. Hornaday made an investigation about our birds, the reports collected from two hundred competent ...

Google previewA New, Royal, and Authentic System of Universal Geography, Antient and Modern (1800)

Including All the Late Important Discoveries ... and a Genuine History and Description of the Whole World ... Together with a Complete History of Every Empire, Kingdom, and State ... to which is Added a Complete Guide to Geography, Astronomy, the Use of the Globes, Maps ... by Thomas Bankes, Edward Warren Blake, Alexander Cook, Thomas Lloyd

The aigret is a bird of the heron kind, ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Fashion History (2010)

by Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington

Aigret, aigrette, egret (F) Period: 18th century onwards. An upright plume of feathers or a jewelled ornament in the shape of feathers, worn on the head, fashionable in the last decades of the 18th century. “A bracelet or a wellfancied aigret” ...

Google previewA Phonetic Shorthand and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1883)

by Sir Isaac Pitman

AIGRET. 7. ALL-FOOLS'-DAY. • e Aî'gret ...

Google previewFather Van's progressive dictionary for versification (1900)

by Amandus Vandendriessche

AIGRET.— 53. 738. AIGULET.

Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

compare aigret, aigrette. en interj.

Google previewPhreno-mnemotechnic Dictionary (1844)

Being a Philosophical Classification of All the Homophonic Words of the English Language; Containing Also Separate Classifications of Geographical, Mythological, Biographical, Scientific and Technical Homophonic Words to be Used in the Application of the Phreno-mnemotechnic Principles by Francis Fauvel-Gouraud

acred, crewet, hagard, quart, chord, cartway, curried, corody, crowdy, crowd, court, caret, cored, chordee, cart, crudy, cord, curate, cried, acrity, egret, cohort, creed, aigret, augured, eukarite, egriot, crow-toe, cured, crate, great, girth, greet, grith, ...

Google previewCapricon Rhyming Dictionary (1986)

(aid to Rhyme) by Bessie G. Redfield

wrestle ESTLE see EL Manifesto, presto ESTO see o* Amnesty, dishonesty, honesty, im- ESTY modesty, lese-majesty, majesty, mod- see esty, travesty, testy E** Cheesy, courtesy, heresy, poesy, ESY prophesy see E** Abet, aigret, alphabet, ...

Google previewReverse English Dictionary (1999)

Based on Phonological and Morphological Principles by Gustav Muthmann

'kwodrupbt n caret n minaret v,n fret n egret v,n regret n aigret v,pt,pp, n set n tea-set adj close-set n receiving-set adj thick-set adj well-set n radio-set ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language, in which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals ... (1778)

[aigret, Fr.] A species of cherry. Bacon. To EJACULATE. v. a. [ejacular, Lat.] To throw; to shoot out. Grew. EJACULATION. s. [from ejaculate.] . . A short prayer darted out occasionally. Taylor.

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Scrabble value of A1I1G2R1E1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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