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n. Abbr. Mlles
Plural of Mademoiselle.


(ˌmeɪdmwəˈzɛl; French medmwazɛl)
the plural of mademoiselle


(ˌmæd ə məˈzɛl, ˌmæd mwə-, mæmˈzɛl)

n., pl. mademoiselles,
mes•de•moi•selles (ˌmeɪ də məˈzɛl, -ˈzɛlz, ˌmeɪd mwə-)
1. (often cap.) a French title equivalent to Miss. Abbr.: Mlle.
2. a French governess.
[1635–45; < French; Old French ma damoisele my noble young lady; see madame, damsel]
References in classic literature ?
You are very silent to-day, mesdemoiselles," she said, after advancing a little way among her companions.
Come, mesdemoiselles, take your places," said Servin.
Mesdemoiselles Mespoulet and Mignon were two French women who were sent to Ireland in 1913 to record a visual diary of the country, as part of a sociological project by the pioneering French philanthropist Albert Kahn.