noun, plural dem·oi·selles [dem-wuh-zelz; French duh-mwa-zel] /ˌdɛm wəˈzɛlz; French də mwaˈzɛl/.
Origin of demoiselle
Examples from the Web for 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|Booth Tarkington
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