Origin of grisette
OTHER WORDS FROM grisettegri·set·tish, adjective
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How to use grisette in a sentence
The uneducated yet infinitely charming and loyal grisette was the good angel of Heine's later years.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson
"Yes, I am as good as an actress or a grisette," she said in a voice that trembled, though she spoke lightly.Parisians in the Country|Honore de Balzac
How could I be such a fool as to suppose that, with a few shreds and patches of finery, I could make a fine lady of a grisette?
The grisette from a certain point of view is the chef-d'oeuvre of Parisian industry; the bouquet of Parisian civilization.
In her white cap and muslin gown, the Parisian grisette is simply delicious.