an outer garment lined or trimmed with fur.
a woman's long cloak with slits for the arms.
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How to use pelisse in a sentence
Selina had taken off her black lace pelisse, and from head to foot was in white, fine lawn, that billowed round the gilt chair.The Rake's Progress | Marjorie Bowen
Under this pelisse, a short skirt, also dark, fell over a robe which reached the ankles.Michael Strogoff | Jules Verne
She was wearing a hat with white plumes and an embroidered pelisse.Marguerite | Anatole France
They were awed by the high heels on my boots, the feather in my hat, and the quilted satin of my pelisse.The Late Miss Hollingford | Rosa Mulholland
In the plane-tree, or sycamore, this inner wrapping of the bud is a little pelisse of soft yellow or tawny fur.A Year in the Fields | John Burroughs
British Dictionary definitions for pelisse
a fur-trimmed cloak
a high-waisted loose coat, usually fur-trimmed, worn esp by women in the early 19th century
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