Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to PETIT: petit four
PETITPathfinder Towards the European Topographic Information Template
Copyright 1988-2018, All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
They also take place in the petit salon, but with the doors tightly closed, and with explicit directions to every one in the house that we are not to be disturbed.
Whether there was something exceptional in Levin's face, or that Vassenka was himself conscious that ce petit brin de cour he was making was out of place in this family, but he was somewhat (as much as a young man in society can be) disconcerted at Levin's entrance.
And those shades of the other kind such as Baptiste with the shaven diplomatic face, the maitre d'hotel in charge of the petit salon, taking my hat and stick from me with a deferential remark: "Monsieur is not very often seen nowadays." And those other well-groomed heads raised and nodding at my passage - "Bonjour." "Bonjour" - following me with interested eyes; these young X.s and Z.s, low-toned, markedly discreet, lounging up to my table on their way out with murmurs: "Are you well?" - "Will one see you anywhere this evening?" - not from curiosity, God forbid, but just from friendliness; and passing on almost without waiting for an answer.
"Well, in a couple of days I was known all over the palace and the Kremlin as 'le petit boyard.' I only went home to sleep.
"Thrust not forward into danger too much, mon petit. In a little time your wrist will be stronger and your cut more shrewd.
She felt the PETIT MORT at this unexpectedly gruesome information, and left the solitary man behind her.
Petit was famous in his day both for his art, and for his opposition to the Gothic Revival.
France World Cup winner Petit had flown to England to meet with Tottenham's then chairman Sir Alan Sugar in 1997 - when Arsene Wenger called him to ask him to join Arsenal.
So now Petit has challenged him to show the world what he is really capable of on the grandest stage of all.
Franck Juhel, President Montblanc MEIA said: "Le Petit Prince has been universally popular for decades and remains as pertinent today as it did when it was written.
The author of this book describes it as "both a biography of Gabrielle Petit and a study of the way she was commemorated" (1).