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Giselle

[ji-zel; French zhee-zel] /dʒɪˈzɛl; French ʒiˈzɛl/
noun
1.
(italics) a ballet (1841) choreographed by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot, with musical score by Adolphe Adam.
2.
Also, Gisele. a female given name, form of Elizabeth.
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  • Less encouragement than this would have sufficed to make him open his heart to Giselle.

    Jacqueline, Complete (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon
  • He moaned tenderly about Giselle, and then called her names that cannot be repeated.

  • The Easter holidays accounted for Giselle's unexpected arrival.

    Jacqueline, Complete (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon
  • And yet it was natural that Giselle should have a husband at some time or other.

  • The arrival of the expected Enguerrand hindered Giselle from pleading Fred's cause as soon as she could have wished.

    Jacqueline, Complete (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon
  • Giselle looked at him almost as much astonished as he had been at her.

    Jacqueline, Complete (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon
  • "I'm Giselle Prescott," she said, her smile revealing flecks of lipstick on her yellow teeth.

    The Five Arrows Allan Chase
  • Giselle did not look up; she was devoting all her attention to Enguerrand.

    Jacqueline, Complete (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon
  • And the mother-happiness that had lighted up Giselle's pale face died away.

    Jacqueline, Complete (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon

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