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Definition of "dauphiness" []

  • The wife of a dauphin. (noun)

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Use "dauphiness" in a sentence
  • "It is now sixteen or seventeen years since I saw the queen of France, then dauphiness, at Versailles; and surely there never lighted on this orb, which she hardly seemed to touch, a more delightful vision."
  • "The dauphin took the ring and placed it on the fourth ringer of the dauphiness, and gave her the gold-pieces."
  • "The dauphin and the dauphiness, followed by the old monarch, advanced toward the altar and knelt on a cushion placed on the steps of the sanctuary."
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