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Maistre

noun
  1. Josephe de (ʒozɛf də). 1753–1821, French writer and diplomat, noted for his extreme reactionary views, expounded in such works as Les Soirées de St Petersbourg (1821)
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Historical Examples

  • Facies gyvith to a planet that thyng the which rowme gyvith to a maistre.

    Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)

    Geoffrey Chaucer

  • His title of “Maistre s Jeux” is a distinction only conferred by the academy of Toulouse on illustrious writers.

  • Such are the ideas which Maistre bound together in serried logic, and deployed with the mastery of an intellectual tactician.

  • Livre des grandes merveilles d'amour, escript en latin et en françoys par Maistre Antoine Gaget.

    Poems & Ballads (First Series)

    Algernon Charles Swinburne

  • Ung petit tableau du chief de la royne dame Ysabel, en son eage de xxx ans, fait par Maistre Michiel.


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