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Soult

[soolt]
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noun
  1. Ni·co·las Jean de Dieu [nee-kaw-lah zhahn duh dyœ] /ni kɔˈlɑ ʒɑ̃ də dyœ/, Duke of Dalmatia, 1769–1851, French marshal.
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Examples from the Web for soult

Historical Examples

  • "We shall be in fine condition when we get bread," he said to Soult.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte

    William Milligan Sloane

  • On Wellington's invasion of France, Soult was sent against him.

  • Were you ever very angry with Soult—about that Murillo which we have bought?

    Roundabout Papers

    William Makepeace Thackeray

  • Marshal Soult treated the ashes of Cervantes in a similar manner.

    Due West

    Maturin Murray Ballou

  • Napoleon, pale and confused, was led by Soult from the battlefield.


British Dictionary definitions for soult

Soult

noun
  1. Nicolas Jean de Dieu (nikɔlɑ ʒɑ̃ də dyø). 1769–1851, French marshal under Napoleon I. Under Louis-Philippe he was minister of war (1830–34; 1840–44)
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