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But the real Femme Galante of to-day has been missed hitherto.

But Frou-frou is in no sense the true Femme Galante of her day.

I hope the French will some day get a word for it, yet, instead of their dreadful 'femme.'

He died in 1820, at the town called Femme Osage, as you know.

She is a femme savante, though not of the odious blue-stocking variety.

I will say to her, 'Madame, there is an artiste who wishes to meet a femme du monde.'

He has known her such a little while, and he is conscious that she is not a femme facile.

I took the freedom to reply in the same lingo: Bienne, femme!

It was the corpse of Madame Sraphin, the notary's femme de charge.

The femme de chambre would have had her cheek at the keyhole, to catch what he might say.

WORD ORIGIN

French, literally "woman," from Old French feme, from Latin femina (see feminine). Slang meaning "passive and more feminine partner in a lesbian couple" attested by 1961.

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