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

  • The Chartreux fled and their monastery was levelled with the ground.

    Historic Paris

    Jetta S. Wolff

  • The gardens were extended across the property of the Chartreux.

    Historic Paris

    Jetta S. Wolff

  • It was then placed in the chapel belonging to the Chartreux.

  • There is a church connected with the convent at Chartreux, Provence.

  • "I have read of 'em," says the little boy from Chartreux, solemnly.

    The Virginians

    William Makepeace Thackeray