Desiree's Baby Glossary

Desiree's Baby Glossary

Monsieur

term to address a French-speaking man

providence

divine government

avalanche

large falling mass

corbeille

basket

stucco

exterior finish for masonry or frame walls, often consisting of cement

cochon de lait

suckling pig

peignoir

dressing gown

quadroon

offspring of a mulatto and  a white person, quarter blooded

bayou

stagnant body of water

layette

article of clothing for a newborn baby

espousal

engagement

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