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[pwah-rey; French pwa-re] /pwɑˈreɪ; French pwaˈrɛ/
[pawl] /pɔl/ (Show IPA),
1879–1944, French fashion designer. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • There is that old beggar Poiret, who goes without blacking altogether; he would sooner drink it than put it on his boots.

    Father Goriot Honore de Balzac
  • Poiret claimed that it was a spider, the teacher, thought it might be a caterpillar.

  • "I'm afraid Poiret came while we were out," said Clapart to his wife.

    A Start in Life Honore de Balzac
  • Well, young Poiret junior, you see,—all these gentlemen understand me.

    Bureaucracy Honore de Balzac
  • Two days later, Poiret and Mlle. Michonneau were sitting together on a bench in the sun.

    Father Goriot Honore de Balzac
  • "I knew how it would end," remarked that lady, addressing Poiret.

    Father Goriot Honore de Balzac
  • Le supplément, qui constitue le tome IV, 1823, est de Poiret.

    Lamarck, the Founder of Evolution Alpheus Spring Packard
  • With the Germans driven back she thought now of the Poiret homestead.

    The Forest of Swords Joseph A. Altsheler
  • "But the poor lady has had no dinner," said Poiret, with piteous entreaty.

    Father Goriot Honore de Balzac

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