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  • n. The letter e with an acute accent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A French suffix, the termination of perfect participles, and of adjectives and nouns thence derived, some of which are used, though consciously as French words, in English, as protégé, négligé, retroussé, dégagé, écarté, etc. The Anglicized form is -ee (which see).


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