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  1. An·dré (Paul Guil·laume) [ahn-drey pawl gee-yohm] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ pɔl giˈyoʊm/, 1869–1951, French novelist, essayist, poet, and critic: Nobel Prize 1947.
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Examples from the Web for gide

Historical Examples

  • Rules for long life are like gide boards tew a deserted citty.

    The Complete Works of Josh Billings

    Henry W. Shaw

  • Gravity is very often mistakin for wisdum, but thare is as much differ as thare is between a gide board and the man who maid it.

    Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings

    Henry Wheeler Shaw

  • He sleeps standing like a gide board, and sumtimes tips over in hiz dreams, and then hiz bill enters the ground like a pik ax.

  • He iz remembered jist about az long and affektionately az a gide board iz by a traveling pack pedlar.

British Dictionary definitions for gide


  1. André (ɑ̃dre). 1869–1951, French novelist, dramatist, critic, diarist, and translator, noted particularly for his exploration of the conflict between self-fulfilment and conventional morality. His novels include L'Immoraliste (1902), La Porte étroite (1909), and Les Faux-Monnayeurs (1926): Nobel prize for literature 1947
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