Middle English madamoiselle, from Middle French, from Old French ma damoisele, literally, my (young) lady
15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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“Mademoiselle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mademoiselle. Accessed 6 Dec. 2023.
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