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Definition of Grisette

Grisette
Grisette Gri*sette", n. [F., fr. grisette a gray woolen cloth, fr. gris gray. Grisettes were so called because they wore gray gowns made of this stuff. See Gars.] A French girl or young married woman of the lower class; more frequently, a young working woman who is fond of gallantry. --Sterne.

Meaning of Grisette from wikipedia

- The word grisette (sometimes spelled grizette) has referred to a French working-cl**** woman from the late 17th century and remained in common use through...
- A grisette is a variety of beer originating from the mining regions along the border of France and Belgium. It is a close relative of other farmhouse ales...
- The word grisette may mean: Grisette (person), a working-cl**** woman, originally French, or later, good-time girl Grisette (beer), a variety of beer from...
- named Jean Valjean, who could accomplish it. Years earlier in Paris, a grisette named Fantine was very much in love with Félix Tholomyès. His friends,...
- Amanita fulva, commonly called the tawny grisette, is a basidiomycete mushroom of the genus Amanita. It is found frequently in deciduous and coniferous...
- Grisette Mountain is a 2,620-metre (8,600-foot) mountain summit located in Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada. It is located in the Colin Range, which...
- Beautiful Grisette, 1853, by William Powell Frith, showing a scene from the book. Parson Yorick—depicted as Sterne—and the gloveseller, Grisette, are in...
- prostitute. They stood between the kept women (courtesans) and the grisettes. A grisette had other employment and worked part-time as a prostitute whereas...
- Potts was born in Nashville, Tennessee, as the third daughter of Powell Grisette Potts (1919-2006) and Dorothy Harris (née Billingslea) Potts (1925-2010)...
- amanita, snakeskin grisette (Europe)  Amanita croceaorange grisette, saffron ringless amanita (Europe)  Amanita fulvatawny grisette, orange-brown ringless...
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