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Bidault

[bee-doh] /biˈdoʊ/
noun
1.
Georges
[zhawrzh] /ʒɔrʒ/ (Show IPA),
1899–1983, French statesman.
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  • "My uncle Bidault and Monsieur Gobseck helped in him 1814," thought she.

    Bureaucracy Honore de Balzac
  • I was unable to find my uncle Bidault at home this afternoon.

    Bureaucracy Honore de Balzac
  • Bidault was one of the syndicate that engineered the bankruptcy of Birotteau in 1819.

    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
  • The nick-name of Gigonnet was applied to Bidault on account of a feverish, involuntary contraction of a leg muscle.

    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
  • He was patronized by Bidault, alias Gigonnet, who advanced him capital though at heavy interest.

    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
  • Out of this capital about fifty thousand came to them by the will of the widow Bidault, Madame Saillard's mother.

    Bureaucracy Honore de Balzac
  • Elisabeth had long felt sure that her uncle Bidault, otherwise called Gigonnet, was rich and handled vast sums of money.

    Bureaucracy Honore de Balzac
  • Falleix had been brought to the Saillard's house by old Bidault, who lent him money on his merchandise.

    Bureaucracy Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for Bidault

Bidault

/French bido/
noun
1.
Georges (ʒɔːrʒ). 1899–1983, French statesman; prime minister (1946, 1949–50). His opposition to Algerian independence led him to support the OAS: he was charged with treason (1963) and fled abroad
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