[koh-let, kuh-, ko-; French kaw-let]
- Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette, 1873–1954, French author.
- a female given name.
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The two cross paths with a local tour guide/con artist, Rydal (Oscar Isaac), who takes a liking to them—in particular Colette.Viggo Mortensen Talks ‘The Two Faces of January,’ Blasts Fox News and Israel’s ‘State Terrorism’
September 27, 2014
But Colette sees a more serious problem with forgery, beyond the distorting effect forgery has on the art market.Why eBay Is an Art Forger’s Paradise
August 19, 2014
“I put my bed in the center and all my art,” said artist Colette Lumiere, one of the originators of nightclub art.Bright Lights, Big Club: Remembering the Crazy, Fabulous Nightclub Area
November 8, 2013
And Hedi Slimane ends 15-year relationship with Colette over T-shirts.
Parisian concept store Colette, a seller of the T-shirts, reportedly received the brunt of Slimane's anger.
You know, or you do not know, my dear Colette, that we destroy nothing in the house.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII.
Guy de Maupassant
Now the contemporary St. Colette was not infrequently 'levitated'!The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories
"How easy to see that you are French, Colette," said Arthur, as a compliment.The Art of Disappearing
John Talbot Smith
Delightful, said the princess; if I were not so selfish, I would have her play Colette.The Mesmerist's Victim
"We sha'n't hear anything more now," said Colette, with a sigh.Jacqueline, Complete
(Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon
- full name Sidonie Gabrielle Claudine Colette. 1873–1954, French novelist; her works include Chéri (1920), Gigi (1944), and the series of Claudine books
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