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- proper n. A native or resident of France, or a francophone, or a person of French lineage.
- proper n. A short form for various names: Francine, Franchelle, Francoise, etc., e.g. Franchelle "Frenchie" Davis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a characteristic or exaggerated French manner, appearance, or sound: generally used in a depreciatory sense: as, a Frenchy gesture; a Frenchy tune.
- n. A Frenchman.
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That was what they called the Frenchy railway cutting, and it overlooked the ruined village of Athies.
Lancelot, the Wandering Frenchy is still around when he runs into Le Fay fortunetelling, and Merlin's arrival 1000 years later.
I’m counting the minutes until Frenchy is invited to his first Walker dinner.
Captain Sammy and a man called Frenchy took me out there.
Ah, Frenchy, that is why the Germans will finally overwhelm you.
Francoeur, the popular right fielder known as Frenchy, was playing alongside Pagan on an everyday basis while Beltran recovered from his injury.
With 22 seconds left in the game, and the Raiders leading 7-6, Steelers quarterback Terry Bradshaw threw a fourth-down pass to running back John "Frenchy" Fuqua.
Didn't get the story for "Frenchy," but if you're putting that name above that number, you better have a good one.
In Houston, Texas, Percy "Frenchy" Creuzot Jr., was near royalty: a fried chicken entrepreneur whose restaurants emitted such a delicious aroma it made the mouth water and the wallet empty.
"Frenchy" was fond of coyly explaining his secret recipe, too: "You take a little of this, a little of that and plenty of the other."
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