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Buisson

[bwee-sohn]
noun
  1. Fer·di·nand É·douard [fer-dee-nahn ey-dwar] /fɛr diˈnɑ̃ eɪˈdwær/, 1841–1932, French statesman and educator: Nobel Peace Prize 1927.
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Historical Examples

  • He brought two of Buisson's coats and all his finest linen He brought his pretty gold toilet-set,—a present from his mother.

    Eugenie Grandet

    Honore de Balzac

  • Dr. Buisson looked at him with a scrutinizing glance as he replied: "Very well, sir; step in the next room."

    The Silver Lining

    John Roussel

  • One is Dr. Buisson; cured by one bath, while he was trying to commit suicide; nothing said about the dog.

  • Henry James had become almost what the French call a buisson d'pines.

  • But the bishop's action only served to draw attention to Buisson's abilities.