Definition of Martinets

1. Noun. (plural of martinet) ¹



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Definition of Martinets

1. martinet [n] - See also: martinet

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Martinets

martialities
martiality
martialize
martialized
martializes
martializing
martially
martialness
martians
martin
martinet
martineta
martinetas
martinetism
martinetisms
martinets (current term)
marting
martingal
martingale
martingales
martingals
martini
martinique
martinis
martinmas
martins
martite
martites
martius yellow
martlet

Literary usage of Martinets

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1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Edward Griffith, Charles Hamilton Smith, Edward Pidgeon, John Edward Gray, George Robert Gray (1829)
"There are, however, two in the rollers, the king-fishers, and the bee-eaters, and none in the martinets and the colibris. Our first division shall be ..."

2. Fun in a Doctor's Life by Shobal Vail Clevenger (1908)
"martinets. A favorite poem of Abraham Lincoln began with the line: "O, why should the ... I have often wondered if army martinets who are so arrogant and ..."

3. A Three Months' Tour in Switzerland and France: Illustrated ... and by William Liddiard (1832)
"St. Maurice — Account of the Roman Castle — Martigny — Dent de Midi — Dent de Morcles— The Diablerets and martinets — Bex—Chateau Chilian ..."

4. Switzerland and the Adjacent Portions of Italy, Savoy, and Tyrol: Handbook by Karl Baedeker (Firm) (1903)
"Col dee martinets (8016'), between the Pointe des martinets (8894'), on the right, and the Roc Champion (9050'), on the left. ..."

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