Definition of Minaudiere

1. [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Minaudiere

minarchism
minarchisms
minarchist
minarchists
minaret
minareted
minaretlike
minarets
minargent
minarine
minarines
minars
minas
minasragrite
minatory
minaudiere (current term)
minaudieres
minaul
minauls
minbar
minbars
mince
mince pie
mince pies
mince words
minced
minced oath
minced oaths
mincemeat
mincemeats

Literary usage of Minaudiere

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. History of Friedrich II of Prussia, Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1865)
"... "who is here attending Tissot for her health: minaudiere "charmed with it; insists on my sending it to Choiseul, 'He "'admires the King of Prussia, ..."

2. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"... of the Court, minaudiere' (who seems to be a Mistress of ... who is here attending Tissot for her health : minaudiere charmed with it; insists on my ..."

3. History of Friedrich the Second: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1897)
"... health: minaudiere charmed with it; insists on my sending to Choiseul, "He admires the King of Prussia, as he does all nobleness and genins; send it! ..."

4. Florence Macarthy: an Irish tale by Morgan (Sydney) (1819)
"... when she had given him the impression of being a mere minaudiere, a caprice of his mother, having recourse to stratagem to procure an introduction to ..."

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