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 (pĕl′ə-rēn′, pĕl′ər-ĭn)
A woman's cape, usually short, with points in front.

[French pèlerine, from feminine of pèlerin, pilgrim, from Late Latin pelegrīnus; see pilgrim.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) a woman's narrow cape with long pointed ends in front
[C18: from French pèlerine, feminine of pèlerin pilgrim, that is, a pilgrim's cape]
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(ˌpɛl əˈrin, ˈpɛl ər ɪn)

a woman's short cape of fur or cloth, with long descending ends in front.
[1735–45; < French pèlerine, feminine of pèlerin pilgrim]
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n (old)Pelerine f, → Umhang m
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Lady Janet laid an indicative finger on the lace pelerine which ornamented the upper part of her dress.
'Such an inconvenient staircase and so many corner-stairs Arthur,' whispered Flora, 'would you object to putting your arm round me under my pelerine?'
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"How to Become the 'roy des frans': The Performance of Kingship in Philippe de Mezieres's Songe du vieil pelerine." Philippe de Mezieres and His Age.
The publications of the Mont Pelerine Society post World War Two, allowed neoliberal economists to disseminate their views, and assisted the overthrow of Keynesian economic assumptions about an equitable society.
No one understood this better than Friedrich Hayek, the foundational neoliberal intellectual whose belief that the war against state planning required a decades-long battle of ideas compelled him to found the Mont Pelerine Society (MPS) in 1947 (Desai, 1994; Harvey, 2005).
PULL your socks up and add some cute style to an outfit with these blue pelerine heart patterned knee socks, pounds 6 at Topshop.
Comparaison des indices morphometriques de la sauterelle pelerine Schistocerca gregaria Forsk., 1775 a Adrar et a Tamanrasset (Sahara, Algerie) en 1995.