Minever

Related to Minever: miniver

Min´e`ver


n.1.Same as Miniver.
References in classic literature ?
Five--a cloak of fur turned up with minever, a gold goblet with stand and cover, and a box of rose-colored sugar.
His dress was a tunic of forest green, furred at the throat and cuffs with what was called minever; a kind of fur inferior in quality to ermine, and formed, it is believed, of the skin of the grey squirrel.
Both wore long slate-colored robes, furred with minever, girded and closed, with caps of the same stuff and hue.
Minever mourned the ripe renown That made so many a name so fragrant; He mourned Romance, now on the town, And Art, a vagrant.
The Virgin invariably wears a dark blue gown, sometimes over a minever kirtle with plain undergarment, to stress her high status.