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  • n. Plural form of vivandiere.

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Examples

  • 'Orientales'; 'Odes' and 'Ballads', by the dozen; 'Comes d'Espagne et d'Italie', with their pages, turrets, chatelaines; bull-fighters, Spanish ladies; vivandieres, beguiled away from their homes under the pale of the church, "near a stream of running water, by a gay and handsome chevalier," and many other such silly things -- Amedee will remember them always!

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • It was even, going into base details, argued that the Marechal's expression could not apply to the vivandieres and the other camp women, as they always rode astride, one leg on this side one leg on the other, like men, a manner very different from that of the ladies of Madame de Bourgogne.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • We opened as soldiers and vivandieres, every warrior in this way possessing his own private travelling bar.

    Paul Kelver, a Novel

  • Spanish ladies; vivandieres, beguiled away from their homes under the pale of the church, "near a stream of running water, by a gay and handsome chevalier," and many other such silly things -- Amedee will remember them always!

    A Romance of Youth — Complete

  • I found there flower-merchants disguised as vivandieres.

    The Confession of a Child of the Century — Complete

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