/ (ʃɑːˈtrɜː, French ʃartrø) /

nounplural -treux (-ˈtrɜː, French -trø)
  1. a breed of sturdy cat with short dense woolly fur

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How to use Chartreux in a sentence

  • What is still more melancholy, the Benedictines, Bernardines, and even the Chartreux are permitted to have mortmains and slaves.

    A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
  • Bluish grey is not a common colour; this species are styled Chartreux Cats, and are esteemed rarities.

    The Book of Cats | Charles H. Ross
  • The appellation of Chartrons, is said to be derived from Chartreux, a convent of that order having existed here.

    Barn and the Pyrenees | Louisa Stuart Costello
  • Nevertheless, this event is to be found painted in the fine pictures of the little monastery of the Chartreux at Paris.

    The Phantom World | Augustin Calmet
  • The gardens were extended across the property of the Chartreux.

    Historic Paris | Jetta S. Wolff