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Pulci

noun
  1. Luigi (ˈlwiːdʒi). 1432–84, Italian poet. His masterpiece is the comic epic poem Morgante (1483)
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Examples from the Web for pulci

Historical Examples

  • I have finished Pulci there, and read aloud the "Chteau d'If."

    George Eliot's Life, Vol. II (of 3)

    George Eliot

  • On the other hand, there is none of the grotesque irreverence of Pulci.

    Euphorion

    Vernon Lee

  • After amusing his audience with this puppet for a while, Pulci flings him aside.

  • Yet we need not go far afield to account for Pulci's profanity.

  • This is burlesque, and Pulci seems to have been the inventor of the genre.