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Jeannette

[juh-net; for 2 also French zhah-net]
noun
  1. a city in W Pennsylvania, near Pittsburgh.
  2. Also Jean·net·ta [juh-net-uh] /dʒəˈnɛt ə/, Jean·ette. a female given name, form of Jean.
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  • Jeannette held her finger up to Corbett, saying, with a smile, 'mchant!'

  • Jeannette, happily, was looking not at me but at her, and so my troubled looks escaped her.

    Sir Ludar

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • Jeannette laughed at the question, and as she did so, she looked up and saw me standing there.

    Sir Ludar

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • She had said little when Jeannette showed her the name on the proof which I had kept.

    Sir Ludar

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • By which I understood he was struck with the beauty of my sweet Jeannette; for the which I forgave him much.

    Sir Ludar

    Talbot Baines Reed