Thesaurus / mesdames
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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They tucked the mesdames under their arms, and went out to reconnoitre.

In Vanity FairEleanor Hoyt Brainerd

Richelieu was only twenty-two when Mesdames de Nesle and de Polignac fought for his favor.

Mesdames had beautiful spaniels; little grayhounds were preferred by Madame Elisabeth.

You aver that none of you are, mesdames, and we would not call your word in question.

HusksMarion Harland

But you understand, mesdames, that I was sincerely anxious to recover the fan without letting you know its importance.

Lady LarkspurMeredith Nicholson

Mesdames know better than any persons the deference due to your orders.

Memoirs of the Comtesse du BarryEtienne Leon Lamothe-Langon

One feels inclined to speak up and say, 'Mesdames, entendez—it isn't so bad as you think.'

HildaSarah Jeanette Duncan

In giving lists of married women, Mesdames may introduce the names, though present usage prefers Mrs. before each name.

News WritingM. Lyle Spencer

"Bonjour, Mesdames," he greeted us, taking off his cap and came up for a chat.

If Mesdames had not tasked themselves with numerous occupations, they would have been much to be pitied.

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