from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A name given to various articles or modes of dress, in commemoration of Marlborough's victory at Ramillies in Belgium over the French under Villeroi, in 1706: chiefly used attributively.


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  • The breast of his handsome coat is copiously trimmed with rich lace, and his old, old eyes, with their wrinkles and their crow's feet, look demurely out from under an incredible wig, an umbrageous, deep-coloured ramilie of early youth.

    Gossip in a Library Edmund Gosse 1888


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