a woman's cape of fur or cloth, usually waist-length in back with long descending ends in front.
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How to use pelerine in a sentence
Lady Janet laid an indicative finger on the lace pelerine which ornamented the upper part of her dress.The New Magdalen | Wilkie Collins
pelerine, pel′ėr-in, n. a woman's tippet or cape with long ends coming down in front.
I wore my black velvet and point lace pelerine, with the diamond star he gave me after the Jutley election.
She advanced a little distance and saw the coach, which was beginning the ascent of La pelerine with fatal rapidity.The Chouans | Honore de Balzac
Just then the gallop of a horse coming rapidly up the slopes of La pelerine was heard, and the young chief presently reappeared.The Chouans | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for pelerine
a woman's narrow cape with long pointed ends in front
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