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pince-nez

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French pince-nez (literally pinch-nose).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pænsˈneɪ/, /pæ̃sˈneɪ/

NounEdit

pince-nez (plural pince-nez)

  1. temple-less eyeglasses that clip to the bridge of the nose
    • Furst, Alan 2000 Kingdom of Shadows, p170:
      Shabet took a pince-nez from his breast pocket and settled it on the bridge of his nose.

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NounEdit

pince-nez m (plural pince-nez)

  1. pince-nez

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