Ordinarily Mrs. Warrender was spoken of as their mother, tout court, without any endearing adjective.
"'Major,' tout court, if you please," Mr. Colt corrected him.
He wrote again in December, also from Paris, and told me tout court that he was engaged to be married.
"Anna talks to her more than to anyone," he said; she was already "Anna" to him, tout court.
Afterwards it struck him that she called him "Antony" tout court, like a grown person as she rushed to him.