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Perronet

[pe-raw-ne]
noun
  1. Jean Ro·dolphe [zhahn raw-dawlf] /ʒɑ̃ rɔˈdɔlf/, 1708–94, French engineer.
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Historical Examples of perronet

  • It was when he was coming home from school, and he brought Perronet with him.

    A Great Emergency and Other Tales

    Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing

  • So we all gave up sugar, and Perronet was allowed to remain.

    A Great Emergency and Other Tales

    Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing

  • On another occasion it is recorded that Wesley wanted to hear Perronet preach.

    The Story of Our Hymns

    Ernest Edwin Ryden

  • There is also a fine processional tune sung in the English Church to Perronet's hymn.

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes

    Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth

  • It was finally bought by Perronet Thompson, and ceased for a time to be the official organ of Benthamism.