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cor·beil

also cor·beille  (kôr′bəl, kôr-bā′)
n.
A sculptured basket of flowers or fruits used as an architectural ornament.

[French corbeille, from Late Latin corbicula, little basket, diminutive of Latin corbis, basket.]

corbeil

(ˈkɔːbəl; French kɔrbɛj) or

corbeille

n
(Architecture) architect a carved ornament in the form of a basket of fruit, flowers, etc
[C18: from French corbeille basket, from Late Latin corbicula a little basket, from Latin corbis basket]

cor•beil

or cor•beille

(ˈkɔr bəl, kɔrˈbeɪ)

n.
a sculptured architectural ornament, esp. on a capital, having the form of a basket.
[1700–10; < French corbeille < Late Latin corbicula= Latin corbi(s) basket + -cula -cule1]

corbeil

A sculpture of a basket of fruit or flowers, used as an architectural ornament.
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There were six dozen in my corbeille, that were almost as fine as this; as for the trousseau, I believe it had twice the number, but very little inferior.
dans de bon vieux temps = in the good old days; corbeille = wedding presents from a bridegroom; trousseau = wedding outfit}
He ordered the corbeille from Paris, and contained himself with what patience he could until it arrived; then they were married.
Then there were silk gowns, and velvet and satin ones added to these; laces, too, and embroideries; bonnets and gloves; for the corbeille had been of rare quality.
Christie's employees stand next to 'Fillette a la corbeille fleurie' by Pablo Picasso from the collection of Peggy and David Rockefeller during a sale preview at Christie's auction house in Paris, France March 13, 2018.
Au final, nous dira-t-on, les services ecosystemiques ne font que signaler la sortie de l'atmosphere ou de l'eau de la categorie des choses communes et le jet des ressources naturelles << a la corbeille >>.
Appele durian en malais, latinise en durio, il est devenu en francais durion ou dourion, comme peuvent le lire les chalands du marche sino-vietnamien de la place Maubert a Paris--le nom etant ecrit sur un carton designant le contenu d'une grande corbeille, originaire de Thailande, pleine de volumineuses boules aux piquants aceres [.
L'un represente une perdrix morte; l'autre, une corbeille de fleurs.
Agora, punha ao lado da mesa o canario favorito sobre uma corbeille de flores naturais, dai a pouco temperava a salada, escolhendo com as pontas dos dedos, muito delicadamente, as folhinhas mais tenras [.
La capitalisation des actions cotees a la corbeille de la Bourse egyptienne a enregistre un montant de 358,4 milliards de LE, soit une hausse de 357,3 milliards de LE par rapport a la semaine ecoulee, a indique hier vendredi le rapport hebdomadaire elabore par la Bourse.
1) Lors de l'entretien d'embauche, la mise en scene est cruelle : alors que l'oncle est cadre non loin d'une corbeille de fruits (plaisirs terrestres varies), on apercoit derriere Miss Giddens, sur un meuble, la silhouette bizarre d'un echassier empaille.