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(referring to a woman) Saint.
Origin of Ste.
< French Sainte Unabridged
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  • To show how lightly he took the matter, Ste. Beuve fought under an umbrella.

    France Gordon Cochrane Home
  • There are but two parish deaconesses who are at work in Belleville and Ste. Marie.

    Deaconesses in Europe Jane M. Bancroft
  • Ste. Marie saw those childish lunatics at play, and for about two minutes he played with them.

    Jason Justus Miles Forman
  • The nuns of Ste. Croix, too, seem not to have been lacking in generosity.

    Early Double Monasteries Constance Stoney
  • Hartley turned, laughing, from this distressed maiden to Ste. Marie.

    Jason Justus Miles Forman
  • Ste. This is some monster of the isle with four legs, who hath got, as I take it, an ague.

    The Tempest William Shakespeare
  • Hartley nodded a rather reluctant assent, and Ste. Marie prodded the pear-shaped cocher in the back with his stick.

    Jason Justus Miles Forman
  • Ste. Prithee, do not turn me about; my stomach is not constant.

    The Tempest William Shakespeare
  • "I've been asked to a sort of party at Stewart's rooms this week," Ste. Marie said.

    Jason Justus Miles Forman

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