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'Ecart'e
'Ecart'e "['E]`car`t['e]"", n. [F., prop. p. p. fr. ['e]carter to reject, discard.] A game at cards for two persons, with 32 cards, ranking K, Q, J, A, 10, 9, 8, 7. Five cards More…
'Ecart'e
'Ecart'e "['E]`car`t['e]"", n. [F., prop. fr. ['e]carter to reject, discard.] A game at cards, played usually by two persons, in which the players may discard any or all of More…
'Echauguette
'Echauguette "['E]`chau`guette"", n. [F.] A small chamber or place of protection for a sentinel, usually in the form of a projecting turret, or the like. See .
'Eclair
'Eclair "['E]`clair"", n. [F.] (Cookery) A kind of frosted cake, containing flavored cream.
'Ecorch'e
'Ecorch'e "['E]`cor`ch['e]"", n. [F.] (Fine Arts) A manikin, or image, representing an animal, especially man, with the skin removed so that the muscles are exposed for More…
'Ecossaise
'Ecossaise "['E]`cos`saise"", n. [F.] (Mus.) A dancing tune in the Scotch style.
'Ecoute
'Ecoute "['E]`coute"", n. [F., a listening place.] (Mil.) One of the small galleries run out in front of the glacis. They serve to annoy the enemy's miners.
'Ecrasement
'Ecrasement "['E]`crase`ment"", n. [F.] (Surg.) The operation performed with an ['e]craseur.
'Ecraseur
'Ecraseur "['E]`cra`seur"", n. [F., fr. ['e]craser to crush.] (Surg.) An instrument intended to replace the knife in many operations, the parts operated on being severed by More…
'Ecru
'Ecru "['E]`cru"", a. [F., fr. L. crudus raw.] Having the color or appearance of unbleached stuff, as silk, linen, or the like.
'Edition de luxe
Luxe "Luxe", n. [L. luxus: cf. F. luxe.] Luxury. [Obs.] -Shenstone. {['E]dition de luxe}. [F.] (Printing) A sumptuous edition as regards paper, illustrations, binding, etc.
'Edition de luxe
'Edition de luxe "['E]`di`tion" de luxe"" [F.] See .
'Elan
'Elan "['E]`lan"", b. [F., fr. ['e]lancer to dart.] Ardor inspired by passion or enthusiasm.
'Eleve
'Eleve "['E]`l[`e]ve"" ([asl]`l[asl]v"), n. [F., fr. ['e]lever to raise, bring up.] A pupil; a student.
'Elite
'Elite "['E]`lite"" ([=a]`l[=e]t"), n. See , Switzerland.
'Elite
'Elite "['E]`lite"", n. [F., fr. ['e]lire to choose, L. eligere. See .] A choice or select body; the flower; as, the ['e]lite of society.
'Eloge
'Eloge "['E]`loge"", n. [F. See .] A panegyrical funeral oration.
'Em
'Em "'Em" An obsolete or colloquial contraction of the old form hem, them. -Addison.
'Emeute
'Emeute "['E]`meute"", n. [F.] A seditious tumult; an outbreak.
'Emigr'e
'Emigr'e "['E]`mi`gr['e]"", n. [F., emigrant.] One of the natives of France who were opposed to the first Revolution, and who left their country in consequence.
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