Definitions

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  • proper n. A female given name in quiet use since the 1920s.

Etymologies

French fleur ("flower"), name of a character in Galsworthy's Forsyte Saga. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Schadenfreude's Fleur de Lis earrings (I mean come on - * Fleur* ya know?)

    Fashion World of SL

  • Christ, it isn't like the man asked for his fries to be coated in Fleur de Sel and cooked in rendered duck fat before being served Grey Poupon with a mother of pearl spoon.

    A Slow Day

  • ROOSENDAAL SUBSTITUTION: Melvin Fleur for Carlos van Wanrooij in the 46th minute

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  • He is a Lieutenant in the Thirteenth Battalion of the Lancashire Fusiliers, and has published his war poems in a volume entitled Fleur de Lys.

    Occasional Notes

  • I've had the idea of a woman called Rose running through my mind since I did the vintage woman called "Fleur" - I was originally going to call her Rose, but didn't have an "S" from that set of stickers left, so had to change horses in mid-stream ...

    Found them!

  • ROOSENDAAL SUBSTITUTION: Melvin Fleur for Edwin De Graaf in the 87th minute

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  • ROOSENDAAL SUBSTITUTION: Melvin Fleur for Juan Viedma-Schenkhuizen in the 85th minute

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  • ROOSENDAAL SUBSTITUTION: Melvin Fleur for Ronildo Tininho in the 89th minute

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  • ROOSENDAAL BOOKING: Melvin Fleur for Unsporting Behaviour in the 90th minute

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  • ROOSENDAAL SUBSTITUTION: Melvin Fleur for Robert Molenaar in the 46th minute

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