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  1. dauphine.
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Origin of dauphiness

1540–50; earlier daulphiness. See dauphin, -ess

Usage note

See -ess.
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Examples from the Web for dauphiness

Historical Examples

  • The Dauphiness was therefore surrounded by enemies at Versailles.

    Memoirs Of The Court Of Marie Antoinette, Queen Of France, Complete

    Madame Campan

  • For you see, my dear, the dauphiness will be far from bestowing that honour upon me.

    Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry

    Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon

  • Then it appeared that the soldiers could tell a great deal about the Dauphiness.

  • I have seen the Dauphiness, though, who sent for me to learn about your progress.

    The Mesmerist's Victim

    Alexandre Dumas

  • Nothing: the doctor whom the Dauphiness kindly sent me, says it is nothing he can remedy.

    The Mesmerist's Victim

    Alexandre Dumas