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  1. Émile (French emil), full name Émile Deschamps de Saint-Armand . 1791–1871, French poet, dramatist, and librettist: a leading figure in the French romantic movement
  2. Eustache (østaʃ). ?1346–?1406, French poet, noted for his Miroir de mariage, a satirical attack on women
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Historical Examples

  • Skipper Bill had Deschamps by the throat with his great right hand.

    Billy Topsail & Company

    Norman Duncan

  • I am just now running to warn Deschamps to make ready the dungeon cell.

  • He was angry with Deschamps for having called Newfoundlanders pigs.

  • “When they make a great noise, monsieur,” Deschamps concluded.

  • By what unhappy chance had Deschamps come upon this visitation?