Definition of Doyennes

1. Noun. (plural of doyenne) ¹



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Definition of Doyennes

1. doyenne [n] - See also: doyenne

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Doyennes

doxologizing
doxology
doxophobia
doxophylline
doxorubicin
doxorubicins
doxycyclin
doxycycline
doxycyclines
doxylamine
doxylamine succinate
doy
doyen
doyenne
doyennes (current term)
doyens
doyleite
doyley
doyleys
doylies
doyly
doys
doz
doz.
doze
doze off
dozed
dozen
dozenal

Literary usage of Doyennes

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1. Proceedings by American Pomological Society (1854)
"... not be a more careful regard to the various families; for instance, in the pear, whether the doyennes should not be grafted or budded on the doyennes, ..."

2. The Magazine of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and by C M Hovey (1836)
"... crops of fruit in the State of New York, even in situations much farther north than Boston. We never saw finer, nor tasted more delicious doyennes or ..."

3. The Horticultural review and botanical magazine (1854)
"... for instance, in the pear, whether the doyennes should not be grafted or budded on the doyennes, the Bergamote on the Beiga- mots, and the like. ..."

4. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... A Handbook of Jazz, 1957 splendid new texts from two doyennes of Manhattan's Chinese cooking academe —Ellen Stern, New York, 9 June 1975 It is also used ..."

5. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1871)
"Of pears, I never saw a more beautiful crop, nor finer fruit, and so early that our Bartletts are nearly gone the sixth of September, and our White doyennes ..."

6. A Diplomatist's Wife in Many Lands by Hugh Fraser (1910)
"The " doyennes " of the dovecote exercised the most vigilant supervision over the proprieties and no tete-a-tetes were permitted. ..."

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