Also found in: Dictionary.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for damoiselle

a young unmarried woman

References in periodicals archive ?
51, Le Plaidoie de la damoiselle a l'encontre de la bourgoise (Echiquier d'amour by Blosseville).
The orchestra also will perform Debussy's ``La damoiselle elue,'' featuring soprano Joan Rodgers and mezzo-soprano Monica Groop; and Stravinsky's ``Oedipus Rex,'' with narration by actor Maximilian Schell, and vocal performers Groop, tenor Jorma Silvasti as Oedipus, bass-baritone Willard White as Creon, bass Kenneth Cox as Tiresias and tenor Robert Lee as the Shepherd, with the men of the Los Angles Master Chorale.
footnote in the early letters, Edmond Bailly--owner of the Librairie independante, publisher of La damoiselle due.
Tie Black, Damoiselle, Silva, Daaly Babet and Impressionnante complete the field.
Only one English translation of Gournay's autobiography was ever published before Hillman and Quesnel's Apology: Elayne Dezon-Jones's "Imitation of the Life of Damoiselle de Gournay" (in Writings by Pre-Revolutionary French Women from Marie de France to Elisabeth Vigee-Le Brun, eds.
absinthe dream I view myself from but a little Polish damoiselle
Another gamble went astray in the Budget Power & Energy Novices' Handicap Hurdle as Damoiselle, backed from 7-2 into 9-4 favourite, was never seen with a chance and trailed in last of seven finishers.
And 1885 saw the premiere of his near-perfect La Sulamite, a scene lyrique based on the "Song of Songs," that powerfully influenced Debussy when he composed La damoiselle elue.
21) I have questioned the validity of this approach on previous occasions, particularly in `Relations between the D and A versions of Berenger au long cul', Romance Notes, 14 (1972), 1-6, and `Intertextuality and La Damoiselle qui n'ot parler de foutre qu'i n'aust mal au cuer', Zeitschrift fur romanische Philologie, 109 (1993), 526-38.
THE Freddie Head-trained Damoiselle stayed on well to land yesterday's six-furlong, Group 3 Prix Eclipse at Saint-Cloud, writes Desmond Stoneham.
After his return to Paris in 1887, however, Debussy began to be an independent composer, and by 1890, when he first decided to compose Rodrigue et Chimene, he had completed three significant large-scale works--the Cinq poemes de Baudelaire, the Fantaisie for piano and orchestra, and the cantata La damoiselle elue--which mark his first emergence as a major composer.
Among the Grange Stud mares are high-class chaser Miss Orchestra, in foal to Hernando; Gavotte du Cochet, a half-sister to outstanding hurdler and winning chaser Jair du Cochet, in foal to Definite Article; bumper winner Barton Gale, a daughter of Strong Gale, in foal to Kayf Tara; and well-bred dual hurdle winner Damoiselle, in foal to Alflora.
In a prescient critique of La mer, Laloy draws ingenious parallels between Debussy's significant stylistic innovations and developments in poetry and painting, pointing out that earlier Debussy works such as La damoiselle elue, Pelleas, and many accompanied songs trace their inspiration to Charles-Pierre Baudelaire, Paul Verlaine, Stephane Mallarme, Maurice Maeterlinck, and the "Pre-Raphaelite subtleties" (p.
Full Minty was winning the day after her half-sister Damoiselle had scored at Taunton.
The earliest edition of Christine de Pizan's Tresor tie la cite des dames was printed in 1497; Marie de Gournay's L'Ombre de la damoiselle de Gournay (Paris, 1626) had two further printings in 1634 and in 1641 under the title Les Advis, ou les Presens de la Demoiselle de Gournay.