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[vrou; English vrou] /vraʊ; English vraʊ/
noun, plural vrouwen [vrou-uh n] /ˈvraʊ ən/ (Show IPA). English, vrouws. Dutch.
a woman; wife; lady.
(used as a title before the name of a married woman) Mrs. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The vrouw was now summoned, and, after a while, made her appearance in full European fig.

  • “I must leave him to your tender mercies,” said vrouw Margaret.

  • The words might differ some, vrouw, for it's all like a dream.

    Hans Brinker Mary Mapes Dodge
  • You, vrouw, can stop with the neighbours here, and we will join you in Natal.

    Swallow H. Rider Haggard
  • Ah, I am sure they have been of good use to you, vrouw, through the long years when your man was idle.

    Hans Brinker Mary Mapes Dodge
  • It was not Sunday; but his vrouw bowed her head—she could not speak.

    Hans Brinker Mary Mapes Dodge
  • Marie replied that this was good if it could be done, and the vrouw went out to find her husband and the other men.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • Perhaps you were surprised to learn that Raff and his vrouw were at the skating race.

    Hans Brinker Mary Mapes Dodge
  • "Perhaps you are right, Allan," said the vrouw in the tone of one who gives way to an unreasonable child.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • "Donder en Bliksem" (thunder and lightning), cried the vrouw.

    Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks William Elliot Griffis

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