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pearl button Line breaks: pearl but¦ton

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Definition of pearl button in English:

noun

A button made of real or imitation mother-of-pearl.
Example sentences
  • Almost immediately after the last pearl button on the bodice of Virginia's gown was buttoned, the doors to her bedroom burst open.
  • A pearl button that fell off a dress and rolled under a bed.
  • Use a pearl button for the center embellishment instead of the seed beads.

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