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tedesco

n.

"Teutonic influence in the arts," 1814, from Italian, literally "German," from Medieval Latin theodiscus (see Dutch).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for tedesco

Historical Examples

  • The joint masters were Bonanno of Pisa, and a very confusing Tedesco.

    The Cathedral Builders

    Leader Scott

  • Miss Tedesco will be able to give you the details better than I can.

    Fifty Per Cent Prophet

    Gordon Randall Garrett

  • Never before have I sat at the table of a Tedesco—but you—you are a man after my own heart.

    The King of Schnorrers

    Israel Zangwill

  • And if I have a Tedesco at my table, why should I draw the line there?

    The King of Schnorrers

    Israel Zangwill

  • Why should I not permit you, a Tedesco, to return the hospitality to me, a Sephardi?

    The King of Schnorrers

    Israel Zangwill