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minette

[mi-net] /mɪˈnɛt/
noun, Petrology.
1.
a syenitic lamprophyre composed chiefly of orthoclase and biotite.
Origin of minette
1875-1880
1875-80; < German < French; see mine2, -ette
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  • The more I thought of minette's conduct, the more puzzled I was.

  • Pierre is just saying that he thinks the American is capable of marrying minette.

    A Girl of the Commune George Alfred Henty
  • "Father, you must come with us to his lodgings," minette exclaimed.

    A Girl of the Commune George Alfred Henty
  • Of course it is all minette's doing; he is as mad as she is.

    A Girl of the Commune George Alfred Henty
  • He is not dead, minette, the wound is not likely to be fatal, he is only hit in the shoulder.

    A Girl of the Commune George Alfred Henty
  • minette ceased to struggle, and burst into a passion of tears.

    A Girl of the Commune George Alfred Henty
  • minette stood in the centre of the line conspicuous by her red dress.

    A Girl of the Commune George Alfred Henty
  • With these preliminary remarks, I leave Miss minette to tell her own story.

  • This person was no other than Babet, one of the four heads of Patron minette.

    Les Misrables Victor Hugo
  • He went up to the bed on which minette lay, and kissed her, and asked her how she did.

    Gladys, the Reaper

    Anne Beale

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