Part of speech: noun

The wife of a dauphin.

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Usage examples "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", Honore de Balzac.
  2. The ladies have laugh'd at thee most comically, since thou went'st, Dauphine. - "Epicoene Or, The Silent Woman", 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", Oliver Optic.