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Jean [zhahn], /ʒɑ̃/, Comte de, "Bastard of Orleans", 1403?–68, French military leader: relieved by Joan of Arc and her troops when besieged at Orleans.
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How to use Dunois in a sentence
She even smiled when Dunois and La Hire would have drawn her from the hottest of the fighting.A Heroine of France|Evelyn Everett-Green
"Bestow her in marriage on one of your own gallant followers, who has a heart to love, and an arm to protect her," said Dunois.
"Thou art a scandalous fellow, Dunois, to speak thus of holy wedlock," answered Louis jestingly.
And Charles was impressed by her knowledge of a secret prayer, which (he told Dunois) could only be known to God and himself.
And Dunois is unable to state that Troyes was the first stage in the army's march from Gien.The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)|Anatole France
British Dictionary definitions for Dunois
/ (French dynwa) /
Jean (ʒɑ̃), Comte de Dunois, known as the Bastard of Orléans. ?1403–68, French military commander, who defended Orléans against the English until the siege was raised by Joan of Arc (1429)
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