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Definition of the noun etui
What does etui mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: etuis
- small ornamental ladies' bag for small articles
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by Fanny Burney
and 1 An etui is a closely fitting case for anything, from a hat down to needles. A gentleman's " twey-case " was most likely a narrow, oblong, pocket-case, containing a little mirror, tweezers, and so forth. got a great lump of sweatmeat ; found ...
Alone In The Dark (2013)
by Bob Rockwell
of vine • dins causes tinnitus • the Inca worshiped Viracocha • Rick loved Ilsa • a noh is aJapanese drama • alar is a banned chemical • the patron saint of goldsmiths is Eloi • an ara is a macaw • an etui is a needle case • Cush was Ham's son ...
by James LaGrand
20b KcX ISou £yd> U£9' -uuwv etui is a satisfactory fulfillment of ToSvouaatooi>"Eu+iavoufiXof 1.23 in literary terms. But no interpretation of these words is satisfactory which insists that Matthew ...
Benjamin's Blind Spot (2001)
Walter Benjamin and the Premature Death of Aura : with the Manual of Lost Ideas by Lise Patt
Etui is an obsolete term.
Locomotive Engineers Journal (1887)
the piece left after cutting off the etui is a trifle harder to get out of the way. Mr. 1(. C. Blackall, of the D. & II. Canal, reports that fines set with the "Prosser expander" are more difficult to remove than those set with the "roller expander," on account ...
by Gordon Campbell
259–66 Etui [etwee]. Small ornamental box or case (often decorated in enamel) used to carry small personal ...
by Nathan Bailey
etui,. Du.] a sharp pointed thing, a> a Thorn, PRIDE, [ Pjiyre. Si*. pr**, C. Br. Beauty 1 Haughtiness, Loltinetj, Vanity. To PRIDE ONE'S SELF, (.PjlutiaD, &*.1 to ...
All about hard words: a dictionary of every-day difficulties in reading, writing and speaking the English language (1874)
Etui, et-we (French, etui). A case for pocket instruments. Etymology, etty-inollo-jy ( Greek, ety- mos, true ; loijos, a discourse). That branch of philosophy which treats of the origin and derivation of words. The term, as used in grammar, implies not ...
The Dictionary of Every-Day Difficulties in Reading, Writing, and Speaking the English Language; Or Hard Words Made Easy, Etc (1862)
by Edward SHELTON (Miscellaneous Writer.)
Etui, et-we (French, etui). A case for pocket instruments. Etymology, etty-mollo-jy ( Greek, ety*, true; logos, a discourse). That branch of philosophy which treats of the origin and derivation of words. The term, as used in grammar, implies not only ...
by Ernest Weekley
etui. Earlier also etwee. F. etui, case, OF. estui, irom estuier, estoier, to put away, AS. stowigan, irom stow, place.
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Scrabble value of E1T1U1I1
The value of this 4-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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