Thesaurus / furbelow
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And, if it were a mere fal-lal, a furbelow of larval coquetry, even that would not surprise me.

There was not a flower or ruche or frill or furbelow or bow about her dress of which he did not make a mental inventory.

Mortomley's Estate, Vol. II (of 3)Charlotte Elizabeth Lawson Cowan Riddell

Then why, in the name of common sense, did you gaze so earnestly at the furbelow lady herself?

The Widow BarnabyFrances Trollope

It was a hull week afore I could make up my mind to go out of my office, and the sight of a furbelow raly made me sick.

A furbelow of precious stones, a hat buttoned with a diamond, a brocade waistcoat or petticoat, are standing topics.

How ridiculous that one should suffer from want of a frill or a furbelow!

The Golden CenserJohn McGovern

Her sex was the very essence of her; she had no need to wear it like a furbelow.

The Nest BuilderBeatrice Forbes-Robertson Hale

I invited that furbelow widow to stay on purpose to spare me this almost tte--tte meeting.

The Vicar of WrexhillMrs [Frances] Trollope

I swore I hadn't four marks a year, and I've my fellowship for telling the furbelow.

I'll tear the furbelow off your clothes, and when you swoon for vexation, you shan't have a penny, to buy a bottle of hartshorn.

The InconstantGeorge Farquhar

WORDS RELATED TO FURBELOW

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.