one of a breed of toy spaniels having a long, silky coat and large, erect ears held so that they resemble the wings of a butterfly.
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How to use papillon in a sentence
Mary de Medici, her portrait mistaken by papillon and Fournier for a specimen of her own engraving on wood, 461.A Treatise on Wood Engraving | John Jackson
There is also an edition by W. papillon in English blank verse .
Such a letter helps us to realise the loss suffered by France from the exile of men like papillon.The Anglo-French Entente in the Seventeenth Century | Charles Bastide
Yellow Dog papillon, having come to stay, was sitting up, as if he never under any circumstances passed his time in another way.The Halo | Bettina von Hutten
She saw papillon, who was sitting up, looking at her with a world of sympathy in the cock of his ear.The Halo | Bettina von Hutten
British Dictionary definitions for papillon
a breed of toy spaniel with large ears
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