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Gros

[groh]
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noun
  1. An·toine Jean [ahn-twan zhahn] /ɑ̃ˈtwan ʒɑ̃/, Baron,1771–1835, French painter.
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Examples from the Web for gros

Historical Examples

  • Gros Jean, throw that sack on your shoulder and move forward.

    Arthur O'Leary

    Charles James Lever

  • It's nothing then but the gros moyens; all his delicacy perishes.

    The Tragic Muse

    Henry James

  • The Grosvenor (gros veneur), great hunter, was a royal servant.

    The Romance of Names

    Ernest Weekley

  • Of this conflagration, Toussaint had been a witness from the heights of Gros Morne.

    The Hour and the Man

    Harriet Martineau

  • “You must be kind to Gros, herr,” said the old Swiss reproachfully.

    The Crystal Hunters

    George Manville Fenn


British Dictionary definitions for gros

Gros

noun
  1. Baron Antoine Jean (ɑ̃twan ʒɑ̃). 1771–1835, French painter, noted for his battle scenes
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