Definition of Picara

1. a female picaro [n -S] - See also: picaro



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picara

picachos
picadillo
picadillos
picador
picadores
picadors
pical
picalilli
picalillis
picamar
picamars
picaninnies
picaninny
picante
picapare
picara (current term)
picaras
picardy third
picaresque
picaresquely
picaresqueness
picaresques
picariae
picarian
picarians
picaridin
picaridine
picaridines
picaro
picaroon

Literary usage of Picara

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Outline of the History of the Novela Picaresca in Spain by Fonger De Haan (1903)
"picara JUSTINA. The work is pretentious from the very Preface, and is a monument of Spanish literature mainly for the reason that it is the earliest ..."

2. Romances of Roguery: An Episode in the History of the Novel by Frank Wadleigh Chandler (1899)
"The fourth and last book is La picara novia. Here Justina is unsuccessfully courted by a maker of toys, by a foolish flagellant, and by lesser claimants ..."

3. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1863)
"... though the "picara Justina" proved a failure, the overwhelming popularity of ... ote ; and as both that part and the 14 The first edition of the "picara ..."

4. A Guide to the Best Fiction in English by Ernest Albert ( Baker (1913)
"picara Justina, La, 637. Picaresca, 636, Lazarillo de Tormes. ... 637, La picara, Pablo de Segovia. — 638, Celestina, The Spanish Novelists. Piccadilly, 84. ..."

5. A General Bibliographical Dictionary by Friedrich Adolf Ebert, Arthur Browne (1837)
"Libro de entretenimiento de la picara Justina. ... Vita délia picara Giustina Diez, ... picara. Ff. a. M., Weisse, 1626-27. 8°. 2 parts in i vol. ..."

6. A General Bibliographical Dictionary by Friedrich Adolf Ebert, Arthur Browne (1837)
"Vita délia picara Giustina Diez, transportata nella favella ital. da ... picara. Ff. a. M., Weisse, 1626-27. 8°. 2 parts in i vol. Ff. 1660. 12°. ..."

7. An Outline of the History of the Novela Picaresca in Spain by Fonger De Haan (1903)
"picara JUSTINA. The work is pretentious from the very Preface, and is a monument of Spanish literature mainly for the reason that it is the earliest ..."

8. Romances of Roguery: An Episode in the History of the Novel by Frank Wadleigh Chandler (1899)
"The fourth and last book is La picara novia. Here Justina is unsuccessfully courted by a maker of toys, by a foolish flagellant, and by lesser claimants ..."

9. History of Spanish Literature by George Ticknor (1863)
"... though the "picara Justina" proved a failure, the overwhelming popularity of ... ote ; and as both that part and the 14 The first edition of the "picara ..."

10. A Guide to the Best Fiction in English by Ernest Albert ( Baker (1913)
"picara Justina, La, 637. Picaresca, 636, Lazarillo de Tormes. ... 637, La picara, Pablo de Segovia. — 638, Celestina, The Spanish Novelists. Piccadilly, 84. ..."

11. A General Bibliographical Dictionary by Friedrich Adolf Ebert, Arthur Browne (1837)
"Libro de entretenimiento de la picara Justina. ... Vita délia picara Giustina Diez, ... picara. Ff. a. M., Weisse, 1626-27. 8°. 2 parts in i vol. ..."

12. A General Bibliographical Dictionary by Friedrich Adolf Ebert, Arthur Browne (1837)
"Vita délia picara Giustina Diez, transportata nella favella ital. da ... picara. Ff. a. M., Weisse, 1626-27. 8°. 2 parts in i vol. Ff. 1660. 12°. ..."

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