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Dariolet, Dariolette (French)

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An intriguant, a confidant, a go-between, a pander. Originally a dariole meant a little sweetmeat or cake rayed with little bands of paste.

“Dariolette, employé comme un des nombreux synonymes de soubrette, a eu dʹabord la mission particulière de designer les suivantes de roman.”—Roland de Villarceaux.


“Mdlle. Vitry, confidente de Mdlle. de Guise, était la dariolette.”—Tallemant, vol. i. p. 125.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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