[kawr-buh l; French kawr-be-yuh]

noun, plural cor·beilles [kawr-buh lz; French kawr-be-yuh] /ˈkɔr bəlz; French kɔrˈbɛ yə/. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for corbeille

Historical Examples of corbeille

  • Was not the corbeille de mariage a wonder and an envy to all her acquaintance?

    The Minister's Wooing

    Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • Your wedding gown, your corbeille, all will be of the best; I shall see to that myself.

    Bayou Folk

    Kate Chopin

  • Besides, the money for a corbeille is needed to decorate your house in Paris.

    The Marriage Contract

    Honore de Balzac

  • Wasn't that a divine flash about the corbeille and the mayor?


    Mary Hartwell Catherwood

  • He ordered the corbeille from Paris, and contained himself with what patience he could until it arrived; then they were married.

    Bayou Folk

    Kate Chopin