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amie

[a-mee; English a-mee, ah-mee] /aˈmi; English æˈmi, ɑˈmi/
noun, plural amies
[a-mee; English a-meez, ah-meez] /aˈmi; English æˈmiz, ɑˈmiz/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
a female friend.
2.
a girlfriend or female lover.

amy

[ey-mee] /ˈeɪ mi/
noun, plural amies. Slang.
1.
a vial of amyl nitrate.
Origin of amy
by shortening
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  • Wealthy brokers built Roman homes, not forgetting the fish ponds, for their amies.

    Talleyrand Joseph McCabe
British Dictionary definitions for amies

amie

/ami/
noun
1.
a female friend
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Word Origin and History for amies

Amy

fem. proper name, from Old French Amee, literally "beloved," from fem. past participle of amer "to love," from Latin amare, perhaps from PIE *am-a-, suffixed form of root *am-, a Latin and Celtic root forming various nursery words for "mother, aunt," etc. (cf. Latin amita "aunt").

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