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Jeannette

[juh-net; for 2 also French zhah-net] /dʒəˈnɛt; for 2 also French ʒɑˈnɛt/
noun
1.
a city in W Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.
2.
Also, Jeannetta
[juh-net-uh] /dʒəˈnɛt ə/ (Show IPA),
Jeanette. a female given name, form of Jean.
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  • Jeannette held her finger up to Corbett, saying, with a smile, 'mchant!'

  • Jeannette, happily, was looking not at me but at her, and so my troubled looks escaped her.

    Sir Ludar Talbot Baines Reed
  • Jeannette laughed at the question, and as she did so, she looked up and saw me standing there.

    Sir Ludar Talbot Baines Reed
  • She had said little when Jeannette showed her the name on the proof which I had kept.

    Sir Ludar Talbot Baines Reed
  • By which I understood he was struck with the beauty of my sweet Jeannette; for the which I forgave him much.

    Sir Ludar Talbot Baines Reed

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