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used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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to decorate — especially a person
  • They appear on a redcarpeted staircase adorned with expensive plants.
    Episode 15 — Circe (38% in)
  • Gob, he'd adorn a sweepingbrush, so he would, if he only had a nurse's apron on him.
    Episode 12 — Cyclops (77% in)
  • That answer and those leaves, Vincent said to him, will adorn you more fitly when something more, and greatly more, than a capful of light odes can call your genius father.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (70% in)

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