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Devereux

[dev-uh-roo]
noun
  1. Robert, 2nd Earl of Essex,1566–1601, British statesman, soldier, and courtier of Queen Elizabeth I.
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Examples from the Web for devereux

Historical Examples

  • "It was in the diplomatic school he was taught that art," said Mr. Devereux.

    Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10)

    Maria Edgeworth

  • I could not bear to see either Mr. Devereux or Lady Geraldine.

  • Nay, Devereux, joking apart, I love you twice as well for your humour.

    Devereux, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • We returned to Devereux Court, and we grew from boyhood into youth.

    Devereux, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • Montrenil sent for him to come to the neighbourhood of Devereux Court.

    Devereux, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton


British Dictionary definitions for devereux

Devereux

noun
  1. Robert. See (2nd Earl of) Essex (def. 1)
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