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- n. A woman who emphasizes a life of passion expressed through personal style, leisurely pastimes, charm, and cultivation of life’s pleasures.
From the term quaint. Historically in the 1810’s, females with dandy attributes where called dandyess or dandizettes. As dandy became a descriptor applied exclusively to men starting in the latter half of the 19th century, quaintrelle then became the word applied to females. (Wiktionary)