- a maid-servant.
- a child's nurse.
Origin of bonne
literally, good (feminine)
à la bonne heure
[a la baw nœr]French.
- at the right moment.
- well and good; just right; excellent.
Origin of à la bonne heure
literally, at the good hour
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Examples from the Web for bonne
"I'm the mayor of La Bonne Soupe on Foursquare," she said proudly.Google's Mobile Matchmaker
January 7, 2011
The French Canadians often contract "bonne" and "bon" in this way.Hetty's Strange History
The three left the cafe together, followed by cries of "Bonne chance."A Set of Six
The three left the caf together, followed by cries of "Bonne chance."The Point Of Honor
Dr. Ridley was dismissed from the see of London, and Bonne introduced.Fox's Book of Martyrs
Above all things, let her remember to be a good Englishwoman (bonne Anglaise).The Reign of Mary Tudor
W. Llewelyn Williams.
- a housemaid or female servant
C18: from feminine of bon good
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