I have dreamed that I was an odalisque, dear—after smoking, you know.
Sickly perfumes, as from the fan of an odalisque, swept over them.
To a lonely man such as I then was, the thought of having an odalisque about, was very comforting.
To his surprise he found that it was not there; the odalisque had taken it.
Much relieved, Mr. Middleton prepared to depart and the odalisque saw she was not to be included in his departure.
The odalisque had vanished in this chill and matter-of-fact housewife.
The odalisque had anchored in the bay late on the previous night.
I always thought a pagoda was a sort of odalisque—isn't that right?
Otherwise the relation degrades her; she is little better than an odalisque; and such I decline to see you.
And then he caught sight of a familiar pair of gray eyes smiling over the white veil of an odalisque.
"female slave in a harem," 1680s, from French odalisque (1660s), from Turkish odaliq "maidservant," from odah "room in a harem," literally "chamber, hall," + -liq, suffix expressing function. In French, the suffix was confused with Greek -isk(os) "of the nature of, belonging to."