a backless day bed of the Directoire and Empire periods, having raised ends of equal height.
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Madame Jeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Bernard, 1777–1849, French social leader in the literary and political circles of Paris.
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How to use Recamier in a sentence
The Prince of Prussia would have married her, if he could have effected her divorce from M. Recamier.
These thoughts were suggested by a large engraving representing Madame Recamier in her boudoir.Woman in the Nineteenth Century | Margaret Fuller Ossoli
He used to stroke his tail when he desired Madame Recamier to know that he was tired.Concerning Cats | Helen M. Winslow
The groom was Jacques Recamier—by profession a powerful banker, by choice a middle-class Lothario.Superwomen | Albert Payson Terhune
Recamier had been an intimate friend of the Bernards, forever at their house, since a year or so before Jeanne had been born.Superwomen | Albert Payson Terhune