[pwah-rey; French pwa-re]
- Paul [pawl] /pɔl/, 1879–1944, French fashion designer.
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Examples from the Web for poiret
There are so many designers at the time—Beer, Poiret was still an influence.Meet the ‘Downton Abbey’ Costume Queen
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Poiret claimed that it was a spider, the teacher, thought it might be a caterpillar.Original Short Stories, Volume 11 (of 13)
Guy de Maupassant
Theyre right when they say Well, Poiret,hmnot before the ladies.Three Plays by Brieux
They all depart except Phellion and Poiret, who are left alone.
Well, young Poiret junior, you see,—all these gentlemen understand me.
It was taken for granted that Poiret would not be replaced, and that would be a retrenchment.