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grisette

noun gri·sette \gri-ˈzet\

Definition of GRISETTE

1
:  a young French working-class woman
2
:  a young woman combining part-time prostitution with some other occupation

Origin of GRISETTE

French, grisette, cheap unbleached cloth, from gris
First Known Use: 1723

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