béguin

noun
bé·​guin | \ bā-gaⁿ \
plural -s

Definition of béguin

: infatuation the girl has a béguin for you— W. S. Maugham

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History and Etymology for béguin

French, literally, hood of a beguine (influenced in meaning by s' embéguiner to become infatuated, from béguin hood), from Middle French, from béguine

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“Béguin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/b%C3%A9guin. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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