reticule

Part of speech: noun

A small bag, used by women to carry needlework, etc.

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Usage examples "reticule":

  1. I made up my mind that I would carry along a reticule next time, let it look how it might, and people say what they would. - "A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Part 3.", Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens).
  2. He is in evening dress and opera hat, and carries in his hand a sky- blue velvet lady's reticule. - "The Project Gutenberg Plays of John Galsworthy, Complete", John Galsworthy.
  3. I said; and, fortunately, I remembered that in my reticule I carried one box of F. Kidder's indelible ink. - "The-Brick-Moon-and-Other-Stories", Hale, Edward Everett.