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Examples from the Web for palissy

Historical Examples of palissy

  • For many successive months and years Palissy pursued his experiments.


    Samuel Smiles

  • Palissy was employed to make this survey, and prepare the requisite map.


    Samuel Smiles

  • Like so many Renaissance artists Palissy tried his skill in many lines.

    Historic Inventions

    Rupert S. Holland

  • A female Palissy would revolutionize our ideas of womans art.

    The Dull Miss Archinard

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • Palissy receives them joyfully; he would like to invite the whole town.

    Stories of Invention

    Edward E. Hale

British Dictionary definitions for palissy


  1. Bernard (bɛrnar). 1510–89, French Huguenot potter and writer on natural history, noted for his rustic glazed earthenware: died in the Bastille
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