use portiere in a sentence.
The moment I lifted the 'portiere' the girl jumped up briskly and regarded me with a touch of haughtiness, meant, I think, to hide a slight confusion.
As she thought thus Jacqueline noiselessly opened the door of the salon, over which, on the inner side, hung a thick plush 'portiere'.
In the hallway he added a double door, with a "portiere" to the inner one.
Mention should also be made of the exhibit of N.J. Nayrolles, who displays a portiere which is an exact reproduction of one executed for the president of the French Republic; the curtains of M. Waré; the linen drapery and robe de chambre of antique velvet and old Colbert lace of Mme. Franck; infants 'wardrobes of Mme. Susse; the embroideries of Mme. Leroudier; the bonnets of Mme. Esther Mayer and M. Auguste Petit; the corsets and petticoats of
Swinging from the rope portiere, slathering the pomade upon my beardless face, and all manner of the metaphysical ick in my oversized cuspidors!