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fontange

[fawn-tahnzh]
noun, plural fon·tanges [fawn-tahnzh] /fɔ̃ˈtɑ̃ʒ/.
  1. Often fontanges. commode(def 4).
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Origin of fontange

1680–90; < French, named after Marie Angélique de Scorraille de Roussilles, Duchess of Fontanges (1661–81), mistress of Louis XIV
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