aigrette aigrette

Definition(s):

  • (n) a long plume (especially one of egret feathers) worn on a hat or a piece of jewelry in the shape of a plume

Usage(s):

  1. Mussolini arrived in a brilliant uniform with an aigrette a foot high on his head.
  2. Under the long, lemon-tinted gown and the towering headdress of aigrette plumes, the tall, tawny body is heavier now.
  3. The oval, shapely head bore proudly a black shako topped with aigrette plumes.

Quotes

  • "Kevin Rudd, Peter Aigrette, Penny Wong - if they don't tackle climate change their grandchildren will be very angry indeed," Brown says.
    on Feb 3, 2009 By: Bob Brown Source: Sydney Morning Herald

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/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /