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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.).

Light sop. taking rather pert roles in opera and operetta such as Despina in Così fan tutte, Blonde in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Adèle in Die Fledermaus, etc.

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soubrette

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 58 words.

The *stock character of the heroine’s maidservant in French comedy of the 17th and 18th centuries. The soubrette usually

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soubrette

Chris Baldick.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Theory and Cultural Studies. 57 words.

The stock character of the heroine's maidservant in French comedy of the 17th and 18th centuries. The soubrette usually protests

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Soubrette

Owen Jander and Ellen T. Harris.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 212 words.

A stock character of 17th-century French theatre: the clever but impertinent servant girl who comments wryly on the behaviour of the ladies and gentlemen of the household, and who often...

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soubrette

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr.).

Light sop. taking rather pert roles in opera and operetta such as Despina in Così fan tutte, Blonde in Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Adèle in Die Fledermaus, etc.

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soubrette

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 186 words.

abet, aiguillette, anisette, Annette, Antoinette, arête, Arlette, ate, baguette, banquette, barbette, barrette, basinet, bassinet, beget, Bernadette, beset, bet,

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soubrette

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 185 words.

abet, aiguillette, anisette, Annette, Antoinette, arête, Arlette, ate, baguette, banquette, barbette, barrette, basinet, bassinet, beget, Bernadette, beset, bet,

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soubrette

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 17 words.

lady's maid, maidservant (in a play or opera). XVIII. — F. — modPr. soubreto, fem. of soubret coy.

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soubrette

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 31 words.

Light sop. taking rather pert roles in opera and operetta such as Despina in Così fan tutte, Blonde in

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Soubrette

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 134 words.

Stock character of 17th-century French theatre: the clever but impertinent servant girl who comments wryly on the behaviour of the

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soubrette

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 28 words.

(Fr.). A secondary female role in comic opera, often a lively and coquettish lady's maid such as Despina in Così

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