Amies



a female friend.
a girlfriend or female lover.
a vial of amyl nitrate.
Historical Examples

Wealthy brokers built Roman homes, not forgetting the fish ponds, for their amies.
Talleyrand Joseph McCabe

noun
a female friend

fem. proper name, from Old French Amee, literally “beloved,” from fem. past participle of amer “to love,” from Latin amare, perhaps from PIE *am-a-, suffixed form of root *am-, a Latin and Celtic root forming various nursery words for “mother, aunt,” etc. (cf. Latin amita “aunt”).

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