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- noun Same as
egret, n., 2.
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- noun Alternative form of
aigrette(feather or plume).
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The days that followed were brilliant links in a fierce sequence of gaiety; and this though the weather was so hot that the very candles in their sconces drooped, dripping their melted wax on egrette and lace, scarlet coat and scarf.
The Reckoning 1899