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How to use portiere in a sentence

Then the door opened, the portiere was swept aside, and Anselme announced "Monsieur de Garnache."
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
She did the washing and ironing herself, the portiere assisting her in the rest of the household work.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
He glanced about the room, and I had the impression that the chimney, masked with a velvet portiere, did not please him.
THE EXTRAORDINARY ADVENTURES OF ARSENE LUPIN, GENTLEMAN-BURGLARMAURICE LEBLANC
She looked again, and then drew back behind a nearby portiere, her heart beating wildly.
A PARODY OUTLINE OF HISTORYDONALD OGDEN STEWART
"A telegram, Miss Gertrude," said James, drawing aside the portiere.
PRAY YOU, SIR, WHOSE DAUGHTER?HELEN H. GARDENER
How had he known that she had entered by that rear door behind the portiere?
THE WHITE MOLLFRANK L. PACKARD
She noticed the movement of the other portiere and asked Newman who had been entertaining him.
THE AMERICANHENRY JAMES
Here the portiere in his morning clothes, very different from the gorgeous apparel of afternoon, was sweeping out the courtyard.
THE TITLE MARKETEMILY POST
The portiere dropped behind her, and Newman sank with a long breath into the nearest chair.
THE AMERICANHENRY JAMES
As the heavy portiere fell into place behind him, the doctor turned to Ruth, still seated in her chair.
OTHER THINGS BEING EQUALEMMA WOLF

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