odalisque odalisque

Definition(s):

  • (n) a woman slave in a harem

Usage(s):

  1. In Turkey in 1906 Sultan Abdul Hamid II surprised his Circassian odalisque as she was examining his jeweled pistol.
  2. My daughter as an odalisque.
  3. There was not a single odalisque or flowery still life in the place.

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  • Nicky Wire said of the decision to use Richey's words after all this time, "The brilliance and intelligence of the lyrics dictated that we had to finally use them. The use of language is stunning and topics include Le Grande Odalisque by Ingres,...
    on Mar 25, 2009 By: Nicky Wire Source: eGigs news

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