âme damnée

[ahm dah-ney]

noun, plural âmes dam·nées [ahm dah-ney] /ˈɑm dɑˈneɪ/. French.

a person who is willingly or blindly the tool of another person.

Origin of âme damnée

literally, damned soul
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Word Origin and History for ame damnee

"devoted adherent, toady," 1823, from French âme damnée "familiar spirit," literally "damned soul," originally a soul damned by compact with a controlling demon.

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