- Jean Ro·dolphe [zhahn raw-dawlf] /ʒɑ̃ rɔˈdɔlf/, 1708–94, French engineer.
Examples from the Web for perronet
Historical Examples of perronet
It was when he was coming home from school, and he brought Perronet with him.
So we all gave up sugar, and Perronet was allowed to remain.
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.The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)