| Share
 

Favourites

False curls on the temples; a curl of hair on the temples plastered with some cosmetic; whiskers made to meet the mouth.

Yet tell me, sire, don't you as nice appear
With your false calves, bardash, and fav'rites here?

Mrs. Centlivre.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Favourites from Infoplease:

  • Favourite - Favourite One to whom a lady gives a “favour” or token. The horse which betting men ...
  • Favourites - Favourites False curls on the temples; a curl of hair on the temples plastered with some cosmetic; ...
  • Epigram On Seeing Miss Fontenelle In A Favourite Character - Poems and Songs of Robert Burnsby Robert Burns The Rights Of Woman Extempore On Some ...
  • The Rose and the Amaranth - A Rose and an Amaranth blossomed side by side in a garden, and the Amaranth said to her neighbour, "How I envy you your beauty and your sweet scent! N
  • Lines To Mr. John Kennedy - Poems and Songs of Robert Burnsby Robert Burns Motto Prefixed To The Author's... Lines Written ...

Related Content

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring