demoiselle demoiselle

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a young unmarried woman
  2. (n) small brilliantly colored tropical marine fishes of coral reefs

Usage(s):

  1. Buxom Edith Lacombe, prettiest demoiselle around, said she had six radioactive hectares.
  2. But he also did a demoiselle the world has never seena redheaded girl that Duncan found sandwiched between several still lifes of a later period.
  3. Many a shivering demoiselle was grateful for chambres, movable partitions of tapestry which could subdivide a drafty great hall into a cozy nook.

News

  1. Two Chicks Hatch At Tampa Zoo

    The African penguin and Demoiselle crane will remain unnamed until their sex is determined. Photo Credit: Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
    on June 11, 2013     Source: NBC Miami

  2. Penguin, crane hatch at Tampa zoo (slideshow)

    Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo announced the successful hatching of two spring chicks – an African penguin and a Demoiselle crane.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC 7 Gulfshore News

  3. Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo welcomes two new chicks

    Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo is pleased to announce the successful hatching of two spring chicks - an African penguin and a Demoiselle crane, the second proving that birds of a feather, don't always flock together!
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WTSP-TV Tampa

Quotes

  • "They were weapons. To help people stop being ruled by spirits, to free themselves. Tools. If we give a form to these spirits, we become free...... I understood why I became a painter...... 'Demoiselle d'Avignon' must have come to me that day,"...
    on Feb 6, 2006 By: Pablo Picasso Source: iAfrica.com

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