Definition of Midinettes

1. Noun. (plural of midinette) ¹



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Definition of Midinettes

1. midinette [n] - See also: midinette

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Midinettes

midgrade
midground
midgrounds
midgut
midguts
midheaven
midheight
midhinge
midhusband
midhusbands
midibus
midibuses
mididone
midinette
midinettes (current term)
midinterview
midiron
midirons
midis
midiskirt
midiskirts
midjump
midkine
midkines
midland
midlands
midlatitude
midlatitudes
midleap

Literary usage of Midinettes

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1. The Bookman (1910)
"midinettes were suddenly hailed as the successors of the late lamented grisettes. Thev were called Mimt Pinson ; their tendency toward love affairs was ..."

2. France from Within by Claire Pratz (1912)
"watch the midinettes at their meal is admirably and brightly described, ... A great many of these midinettes provide cold luncheons of charcuterie, ..."

3. Bruno's Weekly by Guido Bruno (1915)
"And it can easily be understood where the tens of thousands of midinettes of Paris are keeping themselves since the outbreak of the war, who previously ..."

4. Behind the Battle Line, Around the World in 1918 by Madeleine Zabriskie Doty (1918)
"The midinettes are the women workers in the great dressmaking establishments. The majority are young and ... They are called midinettes from midi (noon ..."

5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"For example, the missionary work among young seamstresses (midinettes) has developed greatly between 1908 and 1910; it consists of short instructions ..."

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