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.]
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eau de Cologne

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

eau de Cologne

[ˈəʊdəkəˈləʊn] N(agua f de) colonia f
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eau de Cologne

[ˌəʊdəkəˈləʊn] neau f de Cologne
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eau de Cologne

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eau de Cologne

[ˈəʊdəkəˈləʊn] nacqua di colonia
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References in classic literature ?
We knew very well that things of this sort were considered vulgar, unless of the purest quality and used with the tact of good society; but still it was permitted to sprinkle a very little lavender, or exquisite eau de cologne, on a pocket-handkerchief.
His plump white neck stood out sharply above the black collar of his uniform, and he smelled of Eau de Cologne. His full face, rather young-looking, with its prominent chin, wore a gracious and majestic expression of imperial welcome.
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.
Eau de Cologne's last run for Richards came in this year's Attheraces Gold Cup at Sandown, where he was pulled up behind Bounce Back.
Runner-up Eau de Cologne is not entered at Cheltenham, and if a Festival winner is to emerge from the race it is likely to be third-placed Mr Baxter Basics, who might benefit from dropping back to two and a half miles for the Mildmay of Flete, or fourth-placed Dulas Bay, who has the Kim Muir as his intended target.
Sports fans should head to the interactive Deutsches Sport and Olympia Museum (tickets from [euro]For something quirky, see chocolate being made at the Lindt Shokoladen Museum (entry [euro]11.50) or learn about eau de cologne at Farina House Fragrance Museum One of Cologne's newest landmarks - the Koln Triangle is a 103 metre tower offering 360-degree views of the city.
Before heading out, spritz a cologne from the fresh and light Gendarme Eau De Cologne, to the fun but fresh Hierbes De Ibiza Agua Colonia Fresca.
Monika Spriith, reflecting in 2015 on the inaugural "Eau de Cologne," a group exhibition mounted at her gallery in tandem with 1985's Art Cologne fair, characterized the show's all-woman roster as an incidental that caught her unaware--a calculated claim that served as a sly rejoinder to the art world's patriarchal exclusivity, which dominated then and persists today.
The Guerlain hotel line centres on the Eau de Cologne Imperiale, first created in 1853 in homage to Empress Eugenie, the wife of Napoleon III and last empress of France.
Twink Allen 76 director of the TBA Equine Fertility Unit 1989-2007; Alan Morcombe 64 chief executive of the Horsemen's Group 2010-12; William Knight (pictured) 40 trainer of Illustrious Blue & King Of Dixie; Peter Hill 53 rider of Madraco; James Davies 32 rider of Eau De Cologne & Original; Stewart Nattriss 69 rider of Silkstone; Martin Bielby 52 former Lincolnshire trainer; Sara Thorman 58 joint-owner of Trickledown Stud; Nick Bradley 39 co-owner of Commissioned; Stuart Counsell 66 co-owner of Royal Illusion
A 'MINT' PLANT I WAS also introduced to the mint "Eau de Cologne" - Mentha x piperita f.
"Eau de Cologne" is invented by the Farina brothers in Cologne, Germany.