noun, plural dem·oi·selles [dem-wuh-zelz; French duh-mwa-zel] /ˌdɛm wəˈzɛlz; French də mwaˈzɛl/.
Origin of demoiselle
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Historical Examples of demoiselle
The "Demoiselle" still kept her vigil, changing her patient's pillow, holding a cup of water to his lips.War Days in Brittany
Elsie Deming Jarves
One may adore the demoiselle, one must worship the lady of England.Monsieur Beaucaire
And how had it fared with the nobly born, the titled aristocrat, the Demoiselle Alisande la Carteloise?A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, Complete
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Demoiselle would like crpes and fresh cream; and there is the rest of the chocolate paste which Demoiselle likes, too.A Childhood in Brittany Eighty Years Ago
Anne Douglas Sedgwick
Mouche became a brilliant affair when a Demoiselle de Kergarouet was in transit with her aunt.Beatrix
Honore de Balzac
Word Origin for demoiselle
1510s, from French demoiselle (Old French dameiselle); see damsel.