the vapoury veil pendent from the usurped portmanteau.

Category: Things | Type: Glossary Word | Title: Jane Eyre (in Context) | Author: Charlotte Brontë | Ch: Chapter XXV

The veil hanging from the portmanteau, which is a case or bag for carrying clothes, etc., initially made for horseback. "Usurped" because this belonged to Jane Eyre and is now appropriated for Jane Rochester.

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