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[goo-zhawn] /guˈʒɔ̃/
[zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA),
c1510–c1568, French sculptor. Unabridged
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  • The richly carved doors of the west front are the work of jean goujon.

    Normandy, Complete Gordon Home
  • The ancient house, No. 32, is said to have been the home of the architect, jean goujon.

    Historic Paris Jetta S. Wolff
  • The church is an interesting building of the 16th and 17th centuries, and has a portal attributed to jean goujon.

  • Odd, as he contemplated her advance, was reminded of the light poise of a jean goujon nymph.

    The Dull Miss Archinard Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  • This noble monument is one of those examples hesitatingly attributed to jean goujon.

  • The former possesses a remarkable sixteenth-century church, with a tower attributed, somewhat doubtfully, to jean goujon.

    Rambles in Normandy Francis Miltoun
  • The perfection of this sculpture causes it to be attributed to the celebrated jean goujon.

  • The ornamental portions are said to have been sculptured from designs furnished by jean goujon.

    The Century of Columbus James J. Walsh
  • The gallery sculptures are very fine, and the upper tier is much in the style of jean goujon.

  • Again, Artemis appears more thoughtful, as in the sculpture of jean goujon, touched with the sadness of moonlight.

    Essays in Little Andrew Lang
British Dictionary definitions for jean goujon


a small strip of fish or chicken, coated in breadcrumbs and deep-fried
Word Origin
French, literally: gudgeon
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