Definition of Roquelaure

1. n. A cloak reaching about to, or just below, the knees, worn in the 18th century.



Definition of Roquelaure

1. Noun. (obsolete) a lined and trimmed cloak that reaches to the knees ¹

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Definition of Roquelaure

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Roquelaure

ropier
ropiest
ropily
ropiness
ropinesses
roping
ropings
ropinirole
ropish
ropishness
ropivacaine
ropy
roque
roquelaire
roquelaires
roquelaure (current term)
roquelaures
roques
roquesite
roquet
roqueted
roqueting
roquets
roquette
roquettes
roquin
roral
roration
rore
rores

Literary usage of Roquelaure

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1. Memoirs of Maximilian de Bethune, Duke of Sully, Prime Minister of Henry the by Maximilien de Béthune Sully, Pierre-Mathurin de L'Ecluse des Loges (1812)
"Hold a little, pray," interrupted roquelaure : " there is a wide differ- ... interrupted roquelaure ; " are you such an ass " to talk of a place where you ..."

2. Memoirs Illustrating the History of Napoleon I from 1802 to 1815 by Claude-François Méneval, Robert Harborough Sherard (1894)
"... de roquelaure he remained in the enjoyment of all his faculties. It was at Brussels, on the eve of his departure from that city, that the First Consul ..."

3. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne, Ramsay Weston Rhipps (1895)
"... of Bonaparte's aversion to literature—Lalande and his dictionary—Education in the hands of Government—M. de roquelaure, Archbishop of Malines. ..."

4. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne (1890)
"... and his dictionary—Education in the hands of Government—M. de roquelaure, Archbishop of Malines. IN the month of April 1803 Prince Borghese, ..."

5. Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency by Louis de Rouvroy Saint-Simon (1901)
"... de roquelaure — Runaway Marriage — Anger of Madame de roquelaure — A Furious Mother — Opinions of the Court — A Mistake— Interference of the King—Fate ..."

6. The Correspondence of Madame Du Noyer by Du Noyer (Anne Marguerite Petit), Florence Louisa Layard (1890)
"LETTER XXVIII REPLY FROM HER FRIEND The pleasures of correspondence—Gascon vivacity—The Duc de roquelaure—The Duc de la F The Dauphine and the maids of ..."

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