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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 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. Homaday made an investigation about our birds, the reports collected from two hundred competent ...

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 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 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 well-fancied 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 previewThe Complete Costume Dictionary (2011)

by Elizabeth J. Lewandowski

ostaigrette: Imitation aigret. ot: Korea. Clothes; garment. otcharak: Korea. Skirt; train. otgam: See ch'on. otkam: Korea. Cloth. otomana: ...

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, eu- karite, 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 previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

compare aigret, aigrette. en interj.

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language (1773)

In which the Words are Deduced from Their Originals, Explained in Their Different Meanings, and Authorized by the Names of the Writers in Whose Works They are Found by Samuel Johnson

[aigret, French.] A fpecies of cherry. Bacon. To EJA'CULATE. v. a. [ejacuìor, Latin.] To throw ; to shoot out. Grew. EJA'CULATION. /. [from tjatnJati.] l. A short prayet datted out occafionally. Taylort ». The %. The act of darting or throwîog out.

Google previewAcrostic Dictionary (1884)

Containing More Than Thirty Thousand Words with the Initials and Finals Alphabetically Arranged

Agistment Abreast Adjournment Aglet Abrupt Adjunct Agonist Absent Adjust Agreement Absolutist Adjutant Agriculturist Absorbent Admit Aigret Abstinent Admonishment Aigulet Abstract Adnascent Ailment Abundant Adolescent Air-tight Abut ...

Google previewEnglish spellings and spelling rules. [With] The dictionary of English inflected words [and] Punctuation: also, foreign phrases and quotations. Forming pt.1 (-3) of the Handy English word book (1876)

by James Stormonth

aigret. emend.1 egret. amentum. aigulet. ament. aiglet. amianth. aisle. amianthus. ile. amide. aile. ammide. alcahest. amidst.

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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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