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Lacoste

[luh-kawst, -kost; French la-kawst] /ləˈkɔst, -ˈkɒst; French laˈkɔst/
noun
1.
René [ruh-ney;; French ruh-ney] /rəˈneɪ;; French rəˈneɪ/ (Show IPA), 1905–1996, French tennis player.
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  • Lacoste and Daquin, who commanded them, have deserved well of their country.'

  • Lacoste ardently desired a son and heir, and his wife appeared to be barren.

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  • Lespere told him not to talk rubbish, in effect, but Lacoste was stubborn on his notion.

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  • It seemed that Lacoste had a melancholy presentiment of the fate which was to be his.

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  • Instead of making good her threats the Widow Lacoste disappeared.

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  • It was between three and four that Lacoste first showed signs of being ill.

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  • He had not seen Lacoste during the latter's illness, because Lacoste was seeing nobody.

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  • Lacoste was no more avaricious than most, and it was untrue that he had denied her any necessaries.

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  • It was only from a farmer that he understood Lacoste to have a hernia, and Lacoste himself did not admit it.

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Word Origin and History for Lacoste

Paris-based high-end apparel company, founded 1933, named for René Lacoste (1904-1996), company co-founder.

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