[ boo-see-kawlt, -koh ]
/ ˈbu siˌkɔlt, -ˌkoʊ /
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Di·on [dahy-on, -uhn], /ˈdaɪ ɒn, -ən/, 1822–90, Irish playwright and actor, in the U.S. after 1853.
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How to use Boucicault in a sentence
The taste, the rage for Burlesque, dates from almost the same moment as the introduction of the Boucicault drama.The English Stage|Augustin Filon
Many of Dion Boucicault's Irish characters can be admirably imitated.The Art of Entertaining|M. E. W. Sherwood
The exact reversal of the Lear suggestion in the last act was an inspiration, his own and not Boucicault's.Marse Henry (Vol. 2)|Henry Watterson
The reader has not forgot the garrison of French, whom the marshal Boucicault left behind him for the defence of Constantinople.The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire|Edward Gibbon
Mr. Boucicault, however, had no faith in the piece or the actor's plan, and down to the last moment prophesied failure.Shadows of the Stage|William Winter
British Dictionary definitions for Boucicault
/ (ˈbuːsɪˌkəʊ) /
Dion (ˈdaɪɒn). real name Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot 1822–90, Irish dramatist and actor. His plays include London Assurance (1841), The Octoroon (1859), and The Shaughran (1874)
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