eau de cologne


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eau de co·logne

 (ō′ də kə-lōn′)
n. pl. eaux de cologne (ō′, ōz′)

[French eau de Cologne; see cologne.]

eau de Cologne

(əʊ də kəˈləʊn)
n
See cologne
[French, literally: water of Cologne]

co•logne

(kəˈloʊn)

n.
a mildly perfumed toilet water; eau de Cologne. Also called Cologne′ wa`ter.
[1810–15; short for Cologne water, made in Cologne since 1709]
co•logned′, adj.

Co•logne

(kəˈloʊn)

n.
a city in W Germany. 966,000. German, Köln.
perfume, eau de toilette, cologne, eau de cologne - Perfume or parfum is 20–40% oil and the highest concentration; eau de toilette is 10–18% oil, and cologne or eau de cologne is 3–9% oil.
See also related terms for perfume.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.eau de cologne - a perfumed liquid made of essential oils and alcohol
perfume, essence - a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor
Translations

eau de Cologne

[ˈəʊdəkəˈləʊn] N(agua f de) colonia f

eau de Cologne

[ˌəʊdəkəˈləʊn] neau f de Cologne

eau de Cologne

eau de Cologne

[ˈəʊdəkəˈləʊn] nacqua di colonia
References in classic literature ?
Madame Savon imagined that even her perfumes would be more fragrant in such company, and she insisted on letting one drop--a single drop--of her eau de cologne fall on the beautiful texture.
His plump white neck stood out sharply above the black collar of his uniform, and he smelled of Eau de Cologne.
As she opened the door, a strong flavor of that toilet soap and eau de Cologne with which Whiskey Dick was in the habit of gracefully effacing the traces of dissipation made known his presence.
At night she often looked very attractive, she put on a gown which was almost a dinner dress, and she wore a chain of garnets round her neck; the lace about her bosom and at her elbows gave her a pleasant softness, and the scent she wore (at Blackstable no one used anything but Eau de Cologne, and that only on Sundays or when suffering from a sick headache) was troubling and exotic.
We are very pleased to be able to offer the exquisite re-designed collection of the Eau de Cologne Imperiale to our most prestigious clients.
And if the thought of mint sauce smelling of eau de Cologne doesn't really appeal, rest assured that the scent changes when it's prepared in this way - likewise a sprig placed with potatoes when cooking imparts a distinct flavour that some find preferable.
Hot on the scent In 1709, the Italian perfumer Giovanni Maria Farina came to Germany and made his adopted city world-famous by giving the name Eau de Cologne to his new fragrance.
Bio Uni, a unisex eau de cologne, opens with bergamot orange and yellow mandarin adorned with spiced touches of cardamom and cananga odorata.
The success of the house under Pierre-Franoaois peaked in 1853 with the creation of Eau de Cologne Impoyriale which was created for Empress Eugenie, wife of Emperor Napoleon III.
Cologne is, of course, the home of Eau De Cologne, invented in the 1700s by an Italian scientist and there are shops which sell the original scent.
The experience was more like squirting on an eau de cologne and one I would definitely consider revisiting to brighten up my usual winter pallor.