muscovite

Part of speech: noun

Of or relating to Myscovy or Moscow, a principality of central Russia; hence, Russian; a Russian.

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Usage examples "muscovite":

  1. This, our friends unanimously declared, was a Muscovite trick to evade an absolute refusal. - "Across Asia on a Bicycle", Thomas Gaskell Allen and William Lewis Sachtleben.
  2. However fresh the complexion of a Muscovite may be, she would think herself very ugly if she was not plastered over with paint. - "Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 1 (of 3)", Isaac D'Israeli.
  3. Behold how industriously the Muscovite government seeks to emerge from despotism. - "A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 7 (of 10) From "The Works of Voltaire - A Contemporary Version"", Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire) Commentator: John Morley Tobias Smollett H.G. Leigh.