What does the word Dauphine mean?

Usage examples for Dauphine

  1. Then he beheld before him, on a pedestal, a Sevres vase on which was engraved, " The gift of Madame la Dauphine." – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  2. The ladies have laugh'd at thee most comically, since thou went'st, Dauphine. – Epicoene Or, The Silent Woman by Ben Jonson
  3. Directly ahead of the tug was the Bellevite, not more than a quarter of a mile distant; but while she was going off to the north- west, the Dauphine had kept more to the southward and was now nearer than the steamer of Captain Passford. – Taken by the Enemy by Oliver Optic