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Vertu   Listen
noun
Vertu  n.  
1.
Virtue; power. See Virtue. (Obs.)
2.
See Virtu.






Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48








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"Vertu" Quotes from Famous Books



... 'On poursuit avec acharnement, en vertu des instructions de M. le President, les ...
— Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson - Volume I • Thomas Jefferson

... voit rien, Le jour on voit tres bien, D'un ecrit apocrypha Le bourgeois s'ebouriffe, Pratiquez la vertu, ...
— Les Miserables - Complete in Five Volumes • Victor Hugo

... thereinafter mentioned houses and messuages, lands, tenements, hereditaments and premises, that was to say:—and all household furniture, books, pictures, prints, plate, linen, glass and objects of vertu, carriages, wines, liquors and all consumable stores and effects whatsoever then in the house so and so, and all money then in the Bank and thereafter to accrue due upon the thereinbefore mentioned stocks, funds, shares and ...
— Mary, Mary • James Stephens

... in chaumpcloos by bataylle, Iupart oure right laate or ellys raathe. And for oure partye, the worthy Wyff of Bathe Cane shewe statutes moo than six of seven Howe wyves make hir housbandes wynne heven, [170] Maugre the feonde and al his vyolence. For theyre vertu of parfyte pacyence Partenethe not to wyves nowe adayes, Sauf on theyre housbandes for to make assayes. Ther pacyence was buryed long agoo, ...
— The Disguising at Hertford • John Lydgate



Words linked to "Vertu" :   virtu, appreciation, connoisseurship



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