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Pierrette

[pee-uh-ret; French pye-ret]
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noun, plural Pi·er·rettes [pee-uh-rets; French pye-ret] /ˌpi əˈrɛts; French pyɛˈrɛt/. (sometimes lowercase)
  1. the female counterpart of a Pierrot, usually accompanying him, as in an entertainment or masquerade.
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Origin of Pierrette

First recorded in 1885–90
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  • Come out and play with me, Pierrette; I will not kiss even your hands if you object.

    To Love

    Margaret Peterson

  • Fanny had fitted her out with clever fingers as a black Pierrette.

    To Love

    Margaret Peterson

  • It had been delivered by hand and was addressed simply to "Pierrette, In the Attic."

    To Love

    Margaret Peterson

  • But neither a blue-eyed nor a black-eyed nor a gray-eyed Pierrette was to be thought of.

    The Madness of May

    Meredith Nicholson

  • And you—do you and Pierrette think about things the same way?

    The Madness of May

    Meredith Nicholson