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Lady Janet laid an indicative finger on the lace pelerine which ornamented the upper part of her dress.
THE NEW MAGDALENWILKIE COLLINS
Pelerine, pel′ėr-in, n. a woman's tippet or cape with long ends coming down in front.
I wore my black velvet and point lace pelerine, with the diamond star he gave me after the Jutley election.
She advanced a little distance and saw the coach, which was beginning the ascent of La Pelerine with fatal rapidity.
THE CHOUANSHONORE DE BALZAC
Just then the gallop of a horse coming rapidly up the slopes of La Pelerine was heard, and the young chief presently reappeared.
THE CHOUANSHONORE DE BALZAC
When you reach the summit of the slope we are now ascending you will see the plateau of Mont Pelerine in the distance.
THE CHOUANSHONORE DE BALZAC
"There are not two Florignys," replied the woman, pointing in the direction of the summit of La Pelerine.
THE CHOUANSHONORE DE BALZAC
She is dressed in winter walking costume: a large hat,—fur-trimmed pelerine, and a large muff.
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, A PLAYMARY KEITH MEDBERY MACKAYE
The fall of every curl had she studied well that morning, and the folds of the muslin pelerine over her shoulders.
MADELONMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
A veil, a shawl, or a pelerine of white lace may be washed in this manner.

WORDS RELATED TO PELERINE

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machinateverb (used with or without object) | [mak-uh-neyt ]SEE DEFINITION