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 Mad as a Hatter.Mademoiselle (4 syl.). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
So the wife of Philippe, Duc d’Orléans was styled in the reign of Louis XIV.; other ladies were only Madame This or That.   1
   Madame la Duchesse. Wife of Henri-Jules de Bourbon, eldest son of Prince de Condé.   2
   Madame la Princesse. Wife of the Prince de Condé, and natural daughter of Louis XIV. (See MONSIEUR.)   3

 Mad as a Hatter.Mademoiselle (4 syl.). 

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