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Definition of the noun bibelot

What does bibelot mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: bibelots

  1. A bauble, knickknack or trinket

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Google previewThe Step Ladder (1920)

by Flora Warren Seymour

The Bibelot is a storehouse of “the things that perish never,” and was published monthly.

Google previewThe Battle for Los Angeles (2006)

Racial Ideology and World War II by Kevin Allen Leonard

(A bibelot is a curio, antique, or work of art.) The Times also noted that '" business as usual' prevailed in Litde Tokyo" on December 7. "Cafes, newsstands and bars were open and the Japanese populace went about its ordinary Sunday ...

Google previewFaux Pas? (2009)

A No-Nonsense Guide to Words and Phrases from Other Languages by Bloomsbury Publishing

Bibelot is an up-market and relatively unusual way of referring to a knick-knack. It is a dismissive term, as the example indicates. BIEN. PENSANT. be-an ponson ( French) literally 'well thinking' and so 'right thinking'. But bien pensant is almost ...

Google previewPlace and the Scene of Literary Practice (2017)

by Angharad Saunders

Bibelot is a French term for knick-knack, collectible and curiosity. During the nineteenth century the word came to encompass the wider practices of collecting, classifying and describing. Bibelots became a popular trope within French prose ...

Google previewRevival: Memory and Desire (2002) (2017)

Painting in Britain and Ireland at the Turn of the Twentieth Century by Kenneth McConkey

The bibelot is a bound cupid, 'love' imprisoned, symbolizing the ultimate failure of the young man's attentions. Although there is no specific source for An Offering, the work evokes the dramatic monologues of Robert Browning whose reputation ...

Google previewThe Lyric Theory Reader (2013)

A Critical Anthology by Virginia Jackson, Yopie Prins

The bibelot is a nonfunctional object, at most a conversation piece, and yet the ultimate filler of emptiness during periods like Mallarmé's, ...

Google previewThe Open Court (1902)

The Bibelot is a serial publication consisting of reprints of “poetry and prose for book lovers, chosen in part from scarce editions and sources not generally known.” Each number costs but five cents. The interesting story of the struggle between ...

Google previewDictionary of Hard Words (1910)

by Robert Morris Pierce

bibelot я. (curio) 'biblo, bi'blao. c: l<га) , в: fitr, ae cat, e hot, ei boy ; a: far, ao now, a: ask, ai kite ; length-mark (:) indicates that the preceding sound is long; biblical adj. (of the Bible) 'lnbh-kal. Biblicist я ...

Google previewDictionary of Literary Terms and Literary Theory (2012)

by J. A. Cuddon

belles lettres bergette Berliner Ensemble Besserungsstiick bestiary best-seller Bhagavad Gita bhakti bibelot Bible the bibliobibliography bibliothegue bleu Biedermeier bienseances les Bildergedicht Bildungsroman binary opposition ...

Google previewDictionary Of World Literature - Criticism, Forms, Technique (2013)

by Joseph T Shipley,

bibelot. An unusually small book, a “miniature edition.” Examples are the Pickering Diamond Editions of the Classics and the pocket editions of the Elzeviers. Also the title of a periodical published (1895–1925) in Portland, ...

Google previewA Concise Dictionary of Foreign Expressions (1984)

by B. A. Phythian

bibelot [Fr.] Small curio or trinket with artistic merit. (BEEB-loh) bidonville [Fr.] Shanty-town, especially one built of oil- drums. (bee-dom-veel) B Biedermeier [Ger., from fictitious name] Conventional ( as term ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

-z AM 'bibor, -z bibelot BR 'bib(o)lots, -z AM ...

Google previewEncyclopaedic dictionary of library and information science (2005)

Bibelot : A French term for a small decorative object of exceptional beauty, rarity, or curiosity. In literature, a book of unusually small size, elegantly designed, and crafted from the finest materials. Also known as a thumb book. Bible : The sacred ...

Google previewChambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

by Various

bibelot ...

Google previewCrossword Puzzle Dictionary (2015)

by Murali Mohan Hundigam

A small town with few and poor facilities—onehorse town A small travelling bag— valise A small triangular bone at the base of the spinal column in humans— coccyx A small trinket—bibelot A small variety of French kidney bean—flageolet A ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's Rhyming Dictionary (2008)

by Random House

aikido, albedo, al fresco, allegro, alpenglow, apropos, art deco, art nouveau, audio, barrio, bay window, bibelot, black widow, blow-by-blow, bone marrow, buffalo, Buffalo, bum- malo, bungalow, buteo, archipelago, banderillero, braggadocio, ...

Google previewThe Language of Fashion Dictionary and Digest of Fabric, Sewing and Dress (2013)

by Mary Brooks Picken

bibelot (bĭb′lō or F. bēblō; bib lo or bee blo). Trinket or small decorative article. bicorn or bicorne (bī′kôrn; by corn). Twocornered hat. See HATS. bicycle bal. Sports shoe laced far down toward toe.

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Bibelot Meaning

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Scrabble value of B3I1B3E1L1O1T1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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