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biographette (plural biographettes)
- A short biography.
1839, L. Carroll Judson, A biography of the signers of the Declaration of independence: and of Washington and Patrick Henry. With an appendix, containing the Constitution of the United States and other documents, Volume 2, page 165:
- The juvenile education of the subject of this biographette was limited to the elementary English branches, then but superficially taught in the common schools.
1904, The American amateur photographer, Volume 17, page 391:
- In giving the six examples of the work of D. O. Hill, or more correctly "Hill & Adamson," as it was spoken of at the time of its production, the editors have laid their readers under a debt of obligation that the subscription ten times over could not pay; especially, strengthened, as it is, by the brief but accurate biographette of Hill himself, by J. Craig Annan.
1985, Jerold Savory, Patricia Marks, The smiling muse: Victoriana in the comic press, page 24:
- An excerpt from the accompanying biographette indicates how thoroughly she has been Americanized into a working woman with a son in the advertising business.