miniver miniver

Definition(s):

  • (n) trimming on ceremonial robes consisting of white or light grey fur

Usage(s):

  • Earl Baldwin, thrice Prime Minister of Britain, weighed down with a crimson robe festooned with miniver, had to go thirsty.

News

  • Daily Trivia Byte

    Lushly filmed in black and white, William Wyler's moving Mrs. Miniver (1942) captured the hearts of audiences around the world.
    on August 26, 2013     Source: HispanicBusiness.com

Quotes

  • "Instinctively I wanted to write a gay male Mrs Miniver, the minutiae of gay life with Michael Tolliver as the observer," Maupin says. "The longer the writing went on, the more insistent the other characters became. They auditioned one by...
    on Jun 15, 2007 By: Armistead Maupin Source: Times Online

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