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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A network of fine lines, dots, cross hairs, or wires in the focal plane of the eyepiece of an optical instrument; A woman's drawstring handbag.

Usage examples (36)
  • In her reticule was the paper on which he had written the address of the Art Students 'League, and, as an afterthought, his own address.
  • You're asking this of Miss Snark who regularly writes 'gin pail' 'reticule' 'heaven forefend' and '23 skidoo'?
  • Be well advised to carry in a hamper or a reticule
  • Lucy rose to face them, clutching her soiled reticule. for more
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