[puh-roh, pe-; French pe-roh]
- Charles [chahrlz; French sharl] /tʃɑrlz; French ʃarl/, 1628–1703, French poet, critic, and author of fairy tales.
- his brotherClaude [klawd; French klohd] /klɔd; French kloʊd/, 1613–88, French architect, scientist, and physician.
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Examples from the Web for perrault
They were declared to be by P. Darmancour, Perrault's young son.
I am sure that they would have given pleasure to Perrault himself.
No copy of the first edition of his Perrault is known to exist.
So Perrault, then just fifty-five, slid quietly from his service in the year 1683.
Perrault's base had been concealed by rubbish and apparently forgotten.The Story of Paris
- Charles (ʃarl). 1628–1703, French author, noted for his Contes de ma mère l'oye (1697), which contains the fairy tales Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, and The Sleeping Beauty
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