[ahn-drey or for 1, an-dree; for 2 also French ahn-drey]
- John,1751–80, British major hanged as a spy by the Americans in the Revolutionary War: plotted the betrayal of West Point with Benedict Arnold.
- a male given name, French form of Andrew.
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She also translated a French novel for the publisher Andre Deutsch while in Devon.Ted Hughes’s Brother on Losing Sylvia Plath
December 2, 2014
Andre Torres, the former editor of Scratch Magazine, which began as an imprint of XXL, remembers similar hostile situations.It Was All a Dream: Drama, Bullshit, and the Rebirth of The Source Magazine
October 14, 2014
Later, after taking his own shirt off in a supposed show of manliness, Dre freaked out when Andre Jr. copied him.
As Dre mulled over how to talk to Andre Jr. (Marcus Scribner) about sex, Pops appeared while his son was stretching.
You said in the book that Andre got you to taste “The American.”Cary Elwes, aka Westley, Shares Inconceivable Tales From the Making of ‘The Princess Bride’
September 17, 2014
It occurs to me, Andre, that I was mistaken in coming to you.
Gradually silence was restored, and at last Andre Louis was able to proceed.
Do you know, Andre, I sometimes think that you have no heart.
He will be sorry that he sent you away like this—for I know that he loves you, Andre, in spite of all.
Here at least was an argument in Andre's favour, thought she.
- John. 1751–80, British major who was hanged as a spy for conspiring with Benedict Arnold during the War of American Independence
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