[nik-uh-ley; French nee-kaw-le]
- Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/, 1598–1642, French explorer in America.
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Examples from the Web for nicolet
But why was Nicolet accredited by Champlain to the Hurons at all?
Hence it was that Nicolet was recalled by the governor of Canada.
The Mascoutins treated the strangers, as they had Nicolet, with great kindness.
Let us see if it is the same thing as at Nicolet's: worse and worse and more of it.The Flower Girl of The Chteau d'Eau, v.2 (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVI)
Charles Paul de Kock
Like Nicolet, our two adventurous explorers traveled by canoes, with Indians to do the paddling.