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madam

n. the female keeper of a brothel. The cops led the madam away, followed by a parade of you-know-whats.
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Anne's surface pleasure in her pretty bridal things was temporarily shadowed; but the deeps of happiness below could not thus be disturbed; and the little stings of Mesdames Bell and Andrews were forgotten when Gilbert came later, and they wandered down to the birches of the brook, which had been saplings when Anne had come to Green Gables, but were now tall, ivory columns in a fairy palace of twilight and stars.
A dialogue between Mesdames Bridget and Deborah; containing more amusement, but less instruction, than the former.
But oh, mesdames, if you are not allowed to touch the heart sometimes in spite of syntax, and are not to be loved until you all know the difference between trimeter and tetrameter, may all Poetry go to the deuce, and every schoolmaster perish miserably!
And Korsunsky began waltzing with measured steps straight towards the group in the left corner, continually saying, "Pardon, mesdames, pardon, pardon, mesdames"; and steering his course through the sea of lace, tulle, and ribbon, and not disarranging a feather, he turned his partner sharply round, so that her slim ankles, in light transparent stockings, were exposed to view, and her train floated out in fan shape and covered Krivin's knees.
Mrs Stella Ellis won the raffle prize and tea was served by Miss Sandra Spivey and mesdames Heeley and Ellis.
Songs were contributed by Mesdames C Taylor, GEllis, J Steel, LTaylor, BBillings and M Jones, Mesdames A Berry, J Hodgson, H Hall, E Lawton andWAshcroft andMessrs D Hall and J Bradley also took part.