proprietary name of a natural mineral water from southern France, first attested in English 1904.
One of my correspondents sends me an account of perrier's, a little restaurant, which I give in his own words.
We all had flasks and the colonel kept a supply of perrier water.
Just a single mutton cutlet and one of those quarter-bottles of perrier Jouet on a tray in my study.
Man: Well, shall we say a lettuce salad, and a perrier and soda?
He got up and went slowly to the table where the whisky and perrier water had been placed by Murgatroyd.
In 1882, perrier was sent to Florida to observe the transit of Venus.
Edinburgh, 1883—perrier, C. tudes sur les beaux-arts en France et l'tranger.
General perrier died at Montpellier on the 20th of February, 1888.
This splendid result attracted all minds, and rendered perrier's name popular.
We had the photographs taken for our own pleasure, but perrier must have bought them from the artist, no doubt.