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Definition of the noun etui

What does etui mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: etuis

  1. small ornamental ladies' bag for small articles
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic words: bag / handbag / pocketbook / purse = a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories

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Google previewCecilia, Or, Memoirs of an Heiress (1882)

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 ...

Google previewAlone 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 ...

Google previewThe Earliest Christian Mission to 'All Nations' in the Light of Matthew's Gospel (1999)

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 ...

Google previewBenjamin'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.

Google previewLocomotive 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 ...

Google previewThe Grove Encyclopedia of Decorative Arts (2006)

by Gordon Campbell

259–66 Etui [etwee]. Small ornamental box or case (often decorated in enamel) used to carry small personal ...

Google previewAn universal etymological English dictionary (1724)

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 ...

Google previewAll 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 ...

Google previewThe 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 ...

Google previewAn Etymological Dictionary of Modern English (1967)

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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