Definition of Lavalliere

1. Noun. Jeweled pendant worn on a chain around the neck.

Exact synonyms: Lavalier, Lavaliere
Generic synonyms: Pendant, Pendent



Definition of Lavalliere

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lavalliere

lavacicle
lavacicles
lavaform
lavage
lavaged
lavages
lavaging
lavalava
lavalavas
lavalier
lavaliere
lavalieres
lavaliers
lavalike
lavalliere (current term)
lavallieres
lavant
lavaret
lavarets
lavas
lavash
lavashes
lavateras
lavatic
lavation
lavations
lavatorial
lavatories
lavatory

Literary usage of Lavalliere

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1. Jewelry Making and Design: An Illustrated Text Book for Teachers, Students by Augustus Foster Rose, Antonio Cirino (1917)
"A common shape for a pendant or lavalliere is pear or oval. The widest part may be above or below the center of the horizontal axis as examples shown by ..."

2. A Summer Amongst the Bocages and the Vines by Louisa Stuart Costello (1840)
"lavalliere.— Louis XVI.—Napoleon.—Interior of the Palace.—J)J.— Francois I. — Galleries. — Salles. — Chapels. — Princesse Marie Gardens.—Les Carpes. ..."

3. The Youth of Madame de Longueville: Or New Revelations of Court and Convent by Victor Cousin (1854)
""We do not think that we debase Mademoiselle de lavalliere by comparing with ... It is true that the loves of Mademoiselle de lavalliere move us in a very ..."

4. The Musical World (1866)
"The history of Mdlle. de lavalliere is the subject of the work, and the music will be composed by Flotow. Mdlle. de lavalliere will be brought out in French ..."

5. Reports of Important Cases Heard and Determined by the Supreme Court of by Ceylon Supreme Court, P. Irāman̲ātan̲ (1878)
"In 1822 he married Charlotte Eugenie lavalliere, ... The executors named in the will, the widow Mrs. lavalliere and Mr. ..."

6. Ceylon: An Account of the Island, Physical, Historical, and Topographical by Sir James Emerson Tennent (1860)
"In another instance, in 1853, Mr. lavalliere, then District Judge of Kandy, informed me that he ... He assured Mr. lavalliere that all danger was then past. ..."

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