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Lacoste

[luh-kawst, -kost; French la-kawst]
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noun
  1. Re·né [ruh-ney; French ruh-ney] /rəˈneɪ; French rəˈneɪ/, 1905–1996, French tennis player.
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  • Lacoste and Daquin, who commanded them, have deserved well of their country.'

  • Lacoste ardently desired a son and heir, and his wife appeared to be barren.

    She Stands Accused

    Victor MacClure

  • Lespere told him not to talk rubbish, in effect, but Lacoste was stubborn on his notion.

    She Stands Accused

    Victor MacClure

  • It seemed that Lacoste had a melancholy presentiment of the fate which was to be his.

    She Stands Accused

    Victor MacClure

  • Lacoste was no more avaricious than most, and it was untrue that he had denied her any necessaries.

    She Stands Accused

    Victor MacClure


Word Origin and History for lacoste

Lacoste

Paris-based high-end apparel company, founded 1933, named for René Lacoste (1904-1996), company co-founder.

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