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But if in this she was a comedienne then it was but a great achievement of her ineradicable honesty.

Comedienne at five, married at seventeen, dead at twenty-eight—immortal.

But why did the comedienne with the brass-bright hair choose to pass on that characteristic to my mistress?

The strongest situation possible in the sensational play is that in which the comedienne flags the train or stops the belt.

Those who have never seen her in this part can hardly realize how fine a comedienne she really is.

There was a lady described as an "incomparable Comedienne," who was the victim of unexampled bad luck.

She was advertised as the Polish comedienne, Mizzi Markis, and the announcements hinted at her royal though remote ancestry.

Was it not the fashion of the day for the actresses to take lovers, or for the fops to have an opera girl or a comedienne?

WORD ORIGIN

1860, from French comédienne, fem. of comédien (see comedian).

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