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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n.- A frame or setting especially for a jewel.

Usage examples (10)
  • During the greater part of the time we were struggling through a living tide; and among dromedaries and chargers a donkey is by no means a pleasant monture.
  • At length, however, after much debating, it was determined that arms should yield to the gown, or rather, the horse to the orator -- with this precaution, that the...
  • The road lay up rocky hill and down stony vale; a tripping and stumbling dromedary had been substituted for the usual monture: the consequence was that we had either a...
  • One of M. Lacaze's most effective croquis is that showing monture and man disappearing in the black depths of a crevice. for more
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