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Word Origin and History for perrier


proprietary name of a natural mineral water from southern France, first attested in English 1904.

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Examples from the Web for perrier

Historical Examples

  • Perrier indicated Dufrenne with a fat and trembling forefinger.

    The Ivory Snuff Box

    Arnold Fredericks

  • We all had flasks and the colonel kept a supply of Perrier water.

    A Padre in France

    George A. Birmingham

  • Bienville, having returned to France in 1727, was succeeded by Perrier.

  • "The Perrier Jonet 1904, your ladyship," was the murmured reply.

    The Zeppelin's Passenger

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • Man: Well, shall we say a lettuce salad, and a Perrier and soda?