Definition of Coulisses

1. Noun. (plural of coulisse) ¹



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Definition of Coulisses

1. coulisse [n] - See also: coulisse

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coulisses

couldn't care less
couldn't happen to a nicer
couldn't seem
couldn've
couldna
couldnae
couldst
coulee
coulees
coulibiac
coulibiacs
coulis
coulises
coulisse
coulisses (current term)
couloir
couloirs
coulomb
coulomb's force
coulomb's law
coulomb collision
coulomb ionisation
coulombic
coulombically
coulombs
coulometer
coulometers
coulometric
coulometrically

Literary usage of Coulisses

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1. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1875)
"Foyers et coulisses ; Histoire anecdotique de tous les Théâtres de Paris : Comédie Française. Paris, 1874. IN the eventful year of 1871, ..."

2. The Mimic World and Public Exhibitions: Their History, Their Morals, and Effects by Olive Logan (1871)
"His Love of the coulisses.—"The Most Delightful Place in the World." — A Species of Infatuation. — A Discontented Manager. — An Actress who "Married Well. ..."

3. The Writings of Lafcadio Hearn by Lafcadio Hearn (1922)
"LES coulisses » SOUVENIRS 0F A STRAKOSCH OPERA NIGHT SURELY it cannot have been a poet who first inspired the popular mind with that widely spread and ..."

4. A Manual of French Phrases, and French Conversations: Adapted to Wanostrocht by Nicholas Marcellus Hentz (1824)
"Le décorateur obéit aux ordres du directeur qui lui avoit ordonné de repeindre les coulisses. Jl n'a pas rougi de lui refuser une place dans la loge qu'il a ..."

5. My Adventures by Archibald Montgomery Maxwell (1845)
"... coincidence—An Italian waiting-maid—Behind the curtain—A disappointment—Patito- ship—A female adjutant-general—The secrets of the coulisses— The senator ..."

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