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ma chère

[ma sher] /ma ˈʃɛr/
(referring to a woman or girl) my dear.
Compare mon cher. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "You often look in that direction, 'ma chere'," answered Anne of Austria, leaning on the balcony.

    Cinq Mars, Complete Alfred de Vigny
  • "ma chere, there is a time for everything," said the countess with feigned severity.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • And have you been running away from prayers ever since, ma chere?

  • And has it told you its name was Babbington-Cole, ma chere; we only give the latter?

    A Romance of Toronto Annie Gregg Savigny
  • "We try to be like you, ma chere," was Adrienne's graceful response.

    Jane Allen: Right Guard Edith Bancroft
  • Never fear, ma chere, the same industrious Louis will make things comfortable.

    Canadian Crusoes Catherine Parr Traill
  • And then raising her hand to his lips, “Ah, ma chere Mademoiselle, que je vous adore!”

    The Strollers Frederic S. Isham
  • ma chere, Monsieur Y—— devient vraiment un medium de premiere force!

    From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
  • But mind you come to dinner or I shall be offended, ma chere!

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • Qui vous etes belle, ma chere—belle mais blonde, and Geraldo, he loves not the blonde.

    A Fortnight of Folly Maurice Thompson

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