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Palissy

[pa-lee-see]
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noun
  1. Ber·nard [ber-nar] /bɛrˈnar/, c1510–89, French potter, enameler, and author.
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Examples from the Web for palissy

Historical Examples

  • For many successive months and years Palissy pursued his experiments.

    Self-Help

    Samuel Smiles

  • Palissy was employed to make this survey, and prepare the requisite map.

    Self-Help

    Samuel Smiles

  • Like so many Renaissance artists Palissy tried his skill in many lines.

    Historic Inventions

    Rupert S. Holland

  • A female Palissy would revolutionize our ideas of womans art.

    The Dull Miss Archinard

    Anne Douglas Sedgwick

  • Palissy receives them joyfully; he would like to invite the whole town.

    Stories of Invention

    Edward E. Hale


British Dictionary definitions for palissy

Palissy

noun
  1. Bernard (bɛrnar). 1510–89, French Huguenot potter and writer on natural history, noted for his rustic glazed earthenware: died in the Bastille
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