Word of the Day for Sunday, February 14, 2010
billet-doux \bil-ay-DOO\, noun;plural billets-doux \bil-ay-DOO(Z)\:
A love letter or note.
Source: Ritzy Bee
Source: A Midsummer’s Night Dream found at Google Books
Even though William can’t be with Viola, with whom he is deeply in love, he dedicates his next play to her. “For she will be my heroine for all time, and her name will be . . . Viola.”
Source: The Lovely Rachel at Benign Objects!