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ma chère

[ma sher] /ma ˈʃɛr/
French.
1.
(referring to a woman or girl) my dear.
Compare mon cher.
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  • But mind you come to dinner or I shall be offended, ma chere!

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • "ma chere, there is a time for everything," said the countess with feigned severity.

    War and Peace Leo Tolstoy
  • "That's how we used to dance in our time, ma chere," said the count.

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

    A Romance of Toronto Annie Gregg Savigny
  • And Alicia, here, we were delighted with your success, ma chere.

    Jane Allen: Right Guard Edith Bancroft
  • "No, ma chere Judy, you are in that quite wrong," disagreed Adrienne.

    Jane Allen: Right Guard Edith Bancroft
  • "We try to be like you, ma chere," was Adrienne's graceful response.

    Jane Allen: Right Guard Edith Bancroft
  • And have you been running away from prayers ever since, ma chere?

  • Never fear, ma chere, the same industrious Louis will make things comfortable.

    Canadian Crusoes Catherine Parr Traill
  • ma chere, Monsieur Y—— devient vraiment un medium de premiere force!

    From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky

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