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Meaning of BILLET-DOUX

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a personal letter to a loved one expressing affection

BILLET-DOUX is a 11 letter word that starts with B.


 Synonyms: love letter
 See Also: personal letter



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Bil`let-doux"\, n.; pl. {Billets-doux}. [F. billet
note + doux sweet, L. dulcis.]
A love letter or note.

      A lover chanting out a billet-doux.      --Spectator.

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