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Anquetil

[ankuh-teel]
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noun
  1. Jacques [zhak] /ʒak/, 1934–87, French cyclist with five victories (1957, 1961–64) in the Tour de France.
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Historical Examples

  • After a passage of six months, Anquetil landed, on the 10th of August 1755, at Pondicherry.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 2

    Various

  • Anquetil, La nativité, miracle extrait de la légende dorée, in Mem.

  • Immense erudition and indomitable industry were joined in Anquetil du Perron to a pure love of truth and an excellent heart.

    Ten Great Religions

    James Freeman Clarke

  • Anquetil du Perron, born at Paris in 1731, devoted himself early to the study of Oriental literature.

    Ten Great Religions

    James Freeman Clarke

  • The work of Anquetil was in their library; but the series of "do-nothing kings" amused them very little.

    Bouvard and Pcuchet

    Gustave Flaubert