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 BoudersBoues de St. Amand (Les). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Boudoir,
 
properly speaking, is the room to which a lady retires when she is in the sulks. (French, bouder, to pout or sulk.)   1
   The first boudoirs were those of the mistresses of Louis XV. (See BOWER.)   2
 


 BoudersBoues de St. Amand (Les). 

 
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