pearly queen

noun

the female London costermonger whose ceremonial clothes display the most lavish collection of pearl buttonsSee also pearly (def. 4)

Nearby words

  1. pearlwort,
  2. pearly,
  3. pearly gates,
  4. pearly king,
  5. pearly nautilus,
  6. pearly razorfish,
  7. pearly tubercle,
  8. pearly white,
  9. pearmain,
  10. pears

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