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douceur


douceur


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Douceur  \Dou`ceur"\,  n.  [F.,  fr  doux  sweet.  See  {Douce}.] 
  1.  Gentleness  and  sweetness  of  manner;  agreeableness. 
  --Chesterfield. 
 
  2.  A  gift  for  service  done  or  to  be  done  an  honorarium;  a 
  present;  sometimes  a  bribe.  --Burke.