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Frenchy

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Frenchy (plural Frenchies)

  1. (slang, sometimes construed as derogatory) A native or resident of France, or a francophone, or a person of French lineage.
    • 1903, Baroness Orczy, The Scarlet Pimpernel,
      They seek him here, they seek him there,
      Those Frenchies seek him everywhere.
      Is he in heaven—is he in hell?
      That damned elusive Pimpernel?
  2. A short form for various names: Francine, Franchelle, Francoise, etc., e.g. Franchelle "Frenchie" Davis.

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