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âme damnée

[ahm dah-ney] /ˈɑm dɑˈneɪ/
noun, plural âmes damnées
[ahm dah-ney] /ˈɑm dɑˈneɪ/ (Show IPA).
French.
1.
a person who is willingly or blindly the tool of another person.
Origin
literally, damned soul
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Word Origin and History for ame-damnee

ame damnee

n.

"devoted adherent, toady," 1823, from French âme damnée "familiar spirit," literally "damned soul," originally a soul damned by compact with a controlling demon.

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