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[fran-see] /ˈfræn si/
a female given name, form of Frances. Unabridged
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  • Still, it was nice for Francie to have something to occupy her; while other girls were spending money shopping she was making it!

    The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy
  • Francie's anger had died down a good deal by the time he reached home.

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • Francie didn't complete that thought, yet only Gaston was in her mind as she hurried to the carriage.

    The Reverberator Henry James
  • But it concerns me mair aboot Francie nor my leddy: what's to come o' him when a' 's gane?

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • Francie said nothing at first, only shutting her eyes and letting her sister do what she would with her.

    The Reverberator Henry James
  • Ye maun learn to ken him, Francie, and syne ye'll be feart at naething!'

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald
  • Francie is more sensible about making friends than she was at first.

    Robin Redbreast Mary Louisa Molesworth
  • Aih, Francie, I doobt something a heap waur 'll hae to come upo' ye!

    Heather and Snow George MacDonald

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