Spencer, 1762–1812, British statesman: prime minister 1809–12.
Arthurian Legend. Percival (def. 1).
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How to use Perceval in a sentence
Spencer Perceval, prime minister of Great Britain, shot in the lobby of the house of commons.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
It sent me this thieving, rascally scheme of this man Perceval's, and it turned my boy's head, and lost him to me.Gallegher and Other Stories | Richard Harding Davis
He was a public man; and he turned paler, as he thought of Julius Caesar and Mr. Perceval.The Pickwick Papers | Charles Dickens
He had applied to Perceval for redress, and the inevitable refusal inflamed his crazy resentment.Footprints of Former Men in Far Cornwall | Robert S. Hawker
War to the knife ensued between us and Mr. Perceval, who had likewise got a new five-rater from Payne.The Sportswoman's Library, v. 2 | Various
British Dictionary definitions for Perceval
Spencer. 1762–1812, British statesman; prime minister (1809–12); assassinated
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