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Gide

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noun
  1. An·dré (Paul Guil·laume) [ahn-drey pawl gee-yohm] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ pɔl giˈyoʊm/, 1869–1951, French novelist, essayist, poet, and critic: Nobel Prize 1947.
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Examples from the Web for gide

Historical Examples

  • Rules for long life are like gide boards tew a deserted citty.

    The Complete Works of Josh Billings

    Henry W. Shaw

  • Gravity is very often mistakin for wisdum, but thare is as much differ as thare is between a gide board and the man who maid it.

    Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings

    Henry Wheeler Shaw

  • He sleeps standing like a gide board, and sumtimes tips over in hiz dreams, and then hiz bill enters the ground like a pik ax.

  • He iz remembered jist about az long and affektionately az a gide board iz by a traveling pack pedlar.


British Dictionary definitions for gide

Gide

noun
  1. André (ɑ̃dre). 1869–1951, French novelist, dramatist, critic, diarist, and translator, noted particularly for his exploration of the conflict between self-fulfilment and conventional morality. His novels include L'Immoraliste (1902), La Porte étroite (1909), and Les Faux-Monnayeurs (1926): Nobel prize for literature 1947
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