odahlic
Odalisque O`da`lisque", n. [F., fr. Turk. odaliq chambermaid, fr. oda chamber, room.] A female slave or concubine in the harem of the Turkish sultan. [Written also {odahlic}, {odalisk}, and {odalik}.] [1913 Webster]

Not of those that men desire, sleek Odalisques, or oracles of mode. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]


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  • odalik — Odalisque O da lisque , n. [F., fr. Turk. odaliq chambermaid, fr. oda chamber, room.] A female slave or concubine in the harem of the Turkish sultan. [Written also {odahlic}, {odalisk}, and {odalik}.] [1913 Webster] Not of those that men desire,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • odalisk — Odalisque O da lisque , n. [F., fr. Turk. odaliq chambermaid, fr. oda chamber, room.] A female slave or concubine in the harem of the Turkish sultan. [Written also {odahlic}, {odalisk}, and {odalik}.] [1913 Webster] Not of those that men desire,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Odalisque — O da lisque , n. [F., fr. Turk. odaliq chambermaid, fr. oda chamber, room.] A female slave or concubine in the harem of the Turkish sultan. [Written also {odahlic}, {odalisk}, and {odalik}.] [1913 Webster] Not of those that men desire, sleek… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Odalisque — This article is about the women in the Ottoman Empire. For other uses, see Odalisque (disambiguation). Grande Odalisque painted by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres (1814) An odalisque (Turkish: Odalık …   Wikipedia

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