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  1. Lou·is [loo-ee; French lwee] /ˈlu i; French lwi/, 1932–95, French film director.
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Historical Examples of malle

  • Therefore I resolved (the malle poste being full) to take the diligence hither next day in the afternoon.

    The Letters of Charles Dickens

    Charles Dickens

  • We are expecting (Roche and I) a letter from the malle poste people, to whom we have applied for places.

  • It is delightful travelling for its speed, that malle poste, and really for its comfort too.

  • About half a mile further on an avenue on the right leads to the Chteau de la Malle.

  • Malle Csari a stabulo nedum a sacris inservire, quam inferiorum hominum subditorum, vassalorum, rebellium injurias sustinere.

British Dictionary definitions for malle


  1. Louis. 1932–95, French film director: his films include Le Feu follet (1963), Au revoir les enfants (1987), and Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)
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