André

[ahn-drey or for 1, an-dree; for 2 also French ahn-drey]
noun
  1. John,1751–80, British major hanged as a spy by the Americans in the Revolutionary War: plotted the betrayal of West Point with Benedict Arnold.
  2. a male given name, French form of Andrew.
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  • It occurs to me, Andre, that I was mistaken in coming to you.

    Scaramouche

    Rafael Sabatini

  • Gradually silence was restored, and at last Andre Louis was able to proceed.

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    Rafael Sabatini

  • Do you know, Andre, I sometimes think that you have no heart.

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    Rafael Sabatini

  • He will be sorry that he sent you away like this—for I know that he loves you, Andre, in spite of all.

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    Rafael Sabatini

  • Here at least was an argument in Andre's favour, thought she.

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    Rafael Sabatini


British Dictionary definitions for andre

André

noun
  1. John. 1751–80, British major who was hanged as a spy for conspiring with Benedict Arnold during the War of American Independence
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