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[wee] /wi/
adverb, noun, French.
yes. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • "oui, for sure—queeck—run ten mile," replied the half-breed with angry impatience.

  • I must relate to you a very pretty response on the part of oui oui.

  • "oui," ventured she, dubiously, the lightning playing deep back in her eyes.

    The Grandissimes George Washington Cable
  • "oui," said she, smiling, but not trusting herself to repeat the word.

    Sir Jasper Carew Charles James Lever
  • You will have the complaisance to make my duty to Monsieur Cuffe--oui, pardie!

    The Wing-and-Wing J. Fenimore Cooper
  • Ah, oui, I lost all my spirits, and my comrade François at the same time!

    The Young Fur Traders R.M. Ballantyne
  • “Ah, oui,” said the guide, whose features had now lost their stern expression.

    The Young Fur Traders R.M. Ballantyne
  • oui, monsieur”—that was precisely what she meant; that was the summit of Mont Blanc.

    Rivers of Ice R.M. Ballantyne
  • The man gave back a hearty “oui, monsieur,” as if he understood the case.

    Johnny Ludlow. First Series Mrs. Henry Wood
  • oui, madame,” replied the second, working away with another fan.

    Newton Forster Captain Frederick Marryat

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