[ UK /pjˈuːs/ ]
  1. a color varying from dark purplish brown to dark red
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How To Use puce In A Sentence

  • The medieval French word pucelle referred to a young adolescent girl or a virgin, although this comes from a slang term for virginity puce (= flea) ". Pharyngula
  • Left is the only other known drawing of La pucelle during her lifetime, made by the notary Clément de Fauquemberque in a ledger margin on the day that the news arrived in Paris of the French victory at Orleans. Archive 2008-04-13
  • For this occasion, she shows herself dressed in a puce silk dress with a ruffled lace edging.
  • Dark liver or puce is a major fault.
  • Early regular mobilisation of the prepuce after surgery ensures an excellent functional and cosmetic result.
  • Mrs. Mahathy's face turned a beautiful puce color and her finger rose shakily towards the door.
  • She stood impassively on the shoreline in a very unflattering puce bikini that was five sizes too small for her.
  • 'Les faits, pourtraict et iugement de Jeanne d'Arc, dicte la Pucelle d'Orleans (avec le texte latin).' Joan of Arc
  • Immediately behind the external urethral orifice it forms a small secondary reduplication, attached along the bottom of a depressed median raphé, which extends from the meatus to the neck; this fold is termed the frenulum of the prepuce. XI. Splanchnology. 3c. 5. The Penis
  • At the curb below stood a dyspeptically stuffed limousine, guarded by two men in puce liveries. The Nest Builder
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