[ US /ˈmædəm/ ]
[ UK /mˈædəm/ ]
  1. a woman who runs a house of prostitution
  2. a woman of refinement
    a chauffeur opened the door of the limousine for the grand lady
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  • A few days after, they brought the intelligence that Barbarina had returned; and the councillor dwelt with her in her new house; and the servants were commanded to call the signora Madame Cocceji. as she was his well-beloved and trusted wife. Berlin and Sans-Souci; or Frederick the Great and his friends
  • Madame Grès, born Germaine Krebs, was once as well-known as her contemporary Coco Chanel, but while Ms. Chanel sold mass-produced ready-to-wear, Ms. Grès designed only hand-made haute couture that sold first as the label "Alix" and later as "Madame Grès. Collecting Vintage Dresses Like Art
  • The inn we occupied had one of these porches: Madame Barbot, our landlady, and her maid, were both dressed in Breton costume, with lace-trimmed embroidered caps and aprons of fine muslin, clear-starched and ironed with a perfection which the most accomplished "blanchisseuse du fin" of Paris would find it difficult to surpass. Brittany & Its Byways
  • I gave my ideas on "playwriting" again at Philadelphia, and was told just before I began that there were several dramatists in the room, including the author of Madame Butterfly. Our Irish Theatre: A Chapter of Autobiography
  • Madame Zara caters for a very select clientele.
  • _philosopheress_ Madame du Châtelet, who managed, at one and the same moment, the thread of an intrigue, her cards at piquet, and a calculation in algebra, was a very clever woman! Characteristics of Women Moral, Poetical, and Historical
  • ( "Madamina il catalogo") popularly known as the "Catalogue Song," which is full of broad humor, though its subject is far from possessing that quality. The Standard Operas (12th edition) Their Plots, Their Music, and Their Composers
  • My brother-in-law went into another room, and madame de Bearn began to unswathe her foot in my presence with the utmost caution and tenderness. Memoirs of the Comtesse Du Barry, with minute details of her entire career as favorite of Louis XV. Written by herself
  • A few well-garlanded madams of the society crowd passed by, gossiping, their rich black minks set for the chill in the Springtime air, their heels clopping gently on the sidewalk.
  • DeLay is starting to resemble the Madam of a Whorehouse claiming that she had no idea what was going on upstairs, and she’s just shocked, shocked I tell you, to discover that the girls were involved in hanky panky. Think Progress » DeLay: ‘I Cannot Run For Office’ In Texas, ‘I’m Ineligible’
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