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Pepin

[pep-in] /ˈpɛp ɪn/
noun
1.
("Pepin the Short") died a.d. 768, king of the Franks 751–768 (father of Charlemagne).
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  • During the ministry of this meek prelate, Pepin was declared king of France.

  • (p. 075) Pepin, however, had in view a more national war than this.

  • Pepin was outwitted, and threw away the prey after he had hunted it down.

    Rienzi Edward Bulwer Lytton
  • Pepin (the Fat), mayor of Paris, died; a man of wisdom and vigor.

  • Pepin was sincerely grateful for this kindness on the part of the church.

    The Story of Mankind Hendrik Van Loon
  • Ye are my subjects, cried Pepin, since from my lands ye come.

    Venice and its Story Thomas Okey
  • A Greek fleet threatening his rear, forced Pepin to come to terms.

    Venice and its Story Thomas Okey
  • It was that thought of Broadway to pale the sallow, anxious cheek of Mr. Pepin.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • Mr. Pepin, at that time, would have said that he had nothing further to fear from fate.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • Most folk, after an unbiased review, would have coincided with Mr. Pepin.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis

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