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[doh-dey, daw-; French doh-de]
  1. Al·phonse [al-fawns] /alˈfɔ̃s/, 1840–97, French novelist and short-story writer.
  2. his sonLé·on [ley-awn] /leɪˈɔ̃/, 1867–1942, French journalist and novelist.
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Examples from the Web for daudet

Historical Examples

  • And Daudet was honest; perhaps because he knew no better—but he was very honest.

    Notes on Life and Letters

    Joseph Conrad

  • For incident as well as for character Daudet goes to real life.

  • They form the quadrilateral wherein Daudet's fame is secure.

  • You are all content with what Daudet called your abominable cuisine.

    Home Life in Germany

    Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick

  • The words will apply with equal felicity to Daudet's success.

British Dictionary definitions for daudet


  1. Alphonse (alfɔ̃s). 1840–97, French novelist, short-story writer, and dramatist: noted particularly for his humorous sketches of Provençal life, as in Lettres de mon moulin (1866)
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