femme de chambre
noun plural femmes de chambre (fam də ʃɑ̃brə)
- femme fatale,
- femoral artery
Word Origin for femme de chambre
Examples from the Web for femme de chambre
In their retinue came Ursula, an Italian femme-de-chambre, a woman whose name is never uttered in the pueblo but with a curse.
"Mademoiselle," replied he, politely touching his cap to the femme-de-chambre.The Daltons, Volume I (of II)|Charles James Lever
After dinner Will told me that the strange gentleman begged to be allowed to speak to my femme-de-chambre, Mrs. Kennedy.The Memoirs of Harriette Wilson, Volumes One and Two|Harriette Wilson
Désirée, our femme-de-chambre, before she came to us, lived in a wealthy roturier family.
Mademoiselle de Piolant, femme-de-chambre to the royal children.The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 1 (of 3)|Julia Pardoe