portiere

[ pawr-tyair, -teer, pohr-, pawr-tee-air, pohr- ]SEE DEFINITION OF portiere
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If that is good the rug or portiere or table-cover is beautiful.

Drawing the portiere aside, the Dean held it for the other's passage.

She stopped just inside the portiere, and waited for him to speak.

"A telegram, Miss Gertrude," said James, drawing aside the portiere.

In the hallway he added a double door, with a "portiere" to the inner one.

The king was concealed behind the portiere, and listened to my words.

How had he known that she had entered by that rear door behind the portiere?

She noticed the movement of the other portiere and asked Newman who had been entertaining him.

"The name is Italian, perhaps; but he speaks only the English," declared the portiere.

His hand was on the portiere, and he turned in alarm at her strange call.

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