Definition of Douceurs

1. Noun. (plural of douceur) ¹



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Definition of Douceurs

1. douceur [n] - See also: douceur

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Douceurs

doubtlessness
doubtlessnesses
doubtous
doubts
doubtsome
doubtworthy
douc
douce
doucely
doucepere
doucer
doucest
doucets
douceur
douceurs (current term)
douche-nozzle
douche bag
douche bags
douche bath
douchebaggeries
douchebaggery
douchebags
douched
doucheness
douches
douchi

Literary usage of Douceurs

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1. The Venetian Republic: Its Rise, Its Growth, and Its Fall 421-1797 by William Carew Hazlitt (1900)
"... and Continental Possessions— Foreign Relations—Diplomatic Policy—Efficiency of Venetian Representatives abroad—Vails or douceurs—The Polo di Vino. ..."

2. Extracts of the Journals and Correspondence of Miss Berry: From the Year by Mary Berry (1865)
"... I believe she would not covet such a superannuated galant; but you will not expose our curtain-douceurs! At noon. I have had no letters to-day, ..."

3. History of the United States of America Under the Constitution by James Schouler (1908)
"douceurs for the Directors, the latter to the amount of 1200000 livres, or about $240000, ... But loan and douceurs were in any event to be separated. ..."

4. Boyer's French Dictionary: Comprising All the Additions and Improvements of by Abel Boyer (1833)
"Aimer les douceurs, to love sweet things. Douceur de langage, sweetness or smoothness of ... douceurs, sweet or flattering or coaxing expressions. ..."

5. The royal phraseological English-French, French-English dictionary by John Charles Tarver (1853)
"douceurs, sf pi. sweet*. ... jamais de douceurs, 1 never eat sweets. ... f" f oreille à leurs douceurs, do not give ear to their »reel words. DOUCHE, »./. ..."

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