Tuesday, November 29, 2005
Definitions for billet-doux
- A love letter.
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Citations for billet-doux
The bouquet struck her full in the chest, and a little billet-doux fell out of it into her lap.
Or you receive a billet doux in a careless scrawl you can't read. What sort of billet doux is that, I ask you?
Origin of billet-doux
Billet-doux literally means "sweet note" in French. It entered English in the 1660s.