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Duquesne

[doo-keyn, dyoo-; for 1 also French dy-ken]
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noun
  1. A·bra·ham [a-bra-am] /a braˈam/, 1610–88, French naval commander.
  2. a city in SW Pennsylvania, on the Monongahela River.
  3. Fort. Fort Duquesne.
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Historical Examples

  • DuQuesne glanced over the documents and thrust them into his pocket.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

  • I'll take my men off DuQuesne, now that we've linked him up with Steel.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

  • "I have nothing to say about her, she's not mine," responded DuQuesne with a shrug.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

  • "We've got to hand it to them," responded DuQuesne, admiringly.

    The Skylark of Space

    Edward Elmer Smith and Lee Hawkins Garby

  • But half of me, you see, is Duquesne, and the Duquesnes were generous providers.

    The Wall Between

    Sara Ware Bassett