Cachet vs Stature - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between cachet and stature

is that cachet is (archaic) a seal, as of a letter while stature is a person or animal's natural height when standing upright.

cachet

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (archaic) A seal, as of a letter.
  • A special characteristic or quality; prestige.
  • I remember when this diner was a quiet hangout, but lately it seems to be losing its cachet .
  • * 1993 , Bruce Quarrie, Waffen-SS Soldier: 1940-45 , page 12,
  • In fact, within the Waffen-SS as a whole, the carrying of a personal weapon such as a pistol or a submachine-gun in addition to or instead of the issue rifle became something of a cachet .
  • * 2005 , David Horowitz, The Shadow Party , page 206,
  • He told Bai, "When you go out and talk to them, people are much more interested in something like MoveOn.org than in the Democratic Party. It has cachet'. There is no ' cachet in the Democratic Party."
  • * 2010 , Peter H. Gleick, Bottled and Sold: The Story Behind Our Obsession with Bottled Water , unnumbered page,
  • This class of bottled water dominates the U.S. market and consumers seem to prefer the cachet of spring water to processed municipal waters.
  • * 2010 , Maryjean Wall, How Kentucky Became Southern , page 176,
  • Men like Jerome, Belmont, and Travers thought they would accomplish this by lending their social approval and cachet to the sport, thereby giving it the appearance of wholesomeness.
  • (philately) A commemorative stamped design or inscription on an envelope, other than a cancellation or pre-printed postage.
  • * 2011 , Jerry Lewis Champion Jr., The Fading Voices of Alcatraz , page 160,
  • The Alcatraz pelican cachet' turned out to have a unique history of its own which had been lost over the years. Master ' cachet designer and artist John Coulthard (1903-1966) of 17 Elm Street Modesto, California, was the creator of the stamp.
  • A sealed envelope containing an item whose price is being negotiated.
  • * 2011 , Alicia Oltuski, Precious Objects: A Story of Diamonds, Family, and a Way of Life , page 47,
  • The most romantic rite of bargaining is the cachet'; even its name suggests a thrilling secrecy. The ' cachet is used when a broker negotiates the sale of a diamond.
  • A capsule containing a pharmaceutical preparation.
  • * 1907 , Pharmaceutical Journal , Volume 79, page 101,
  • In order to facilitate taking by the patient, powders are often ordered to be dispensed in cachets .
  • * 1915 , American Druggist and Pharmaceutical Record , Volume 63, page 237,
  • One cachet on an empty stomach first thing in the morning, a second in one and a half hours, a third in one hour afterwards, and a fourth two hours later.
  • A hidden location from which one can observe birds while remaining unseen.
  • * 1901 , Henry Seebohm, The Birds of Siberia , 2011, page 81,
  • On my way back to my cachet I met another party of reed-buntings, one of which I bagged; then I sat in my hiding-place for an hour, waiting for geese that never came within range.

    Synonyms

    * (quality) charm, je ne sais quoi, magic touch, oomph, zing

    stature

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person or animal's natural height when standing upright.
  • Respect coming from achievement or development.
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