properly speaking, is the room to which a lady retires when she
is in the sulks. (French, bouder, to pout or sulk.)
The first boudoirs were those of the mistresses of Louis XV. (See
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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