Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as dauphine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The title of the wife of the dauphin.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The wife of a dauphin.

Etymologies

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dauphin +‎ -ess

Examples

  • 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.

    Thrifty Romantic Tips

  • The dauphin took the ring and placed it on the fourth ringer of the dauphiness, and gave her the gold-pieces.

    Marie-Antoinette's Wedding

  • 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.

    Daniel O'Connell

  • 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.

    This Will End in Tears

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • 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 Purity of Mary

  • 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.

    Saint Josephine Bakhita

  • 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.

    Archive 2009-08-01

  • 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.

    Adélaïde de Bourbon-Penthièvre, Duchesse d'Orléans

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