- a medicinal capsule that resembles a pearl in shape.
Origin of perle
1885–90; < French: literally, pearl1
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Examples from the Web for perle
Perle regretted to say that that wasn't a fair or legitimate question.
Perle acknowledged the point: "I am sorry to say I did not achieve that insight."
He says Gingrich and Perle worked together at AEI on a project.Newt Gingrich’s Deep Neocon Ties Drive His Bellicose Middle East Policy
January 30, 2012
Item a goodlie devise for her neke set with stone and perle.Mary Tudor, Queen of France
Mary Croom Brown
"I should think I do," said the lady of the Rue de la Perle.Cousin Pons
Honore de Balzac
The body of a mason who had been killed by a gun-shot lay in the Rue de la Perle.Les Misrables
We arrived at the river A La Perle at three o'clock and camped for the night having traveled seventeen and a half miles.William Clayton's Journal
Those convict musicians were playing Perle d'Italie, as I bring to mind: a faded but graceful melody.Where the Pavement Ends