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  1. Paul [pawl] /pɔl/, 1610–60, French novelist, dramatist, and poet.
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Historical Examples of scarron

  • But Scarron was, and has been since, by no means unlucky in literature.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1

    George Saintsbury

  • The burlesque compositions of Scarron are now neglected by the French.

  • Hitherto Scarron had had no connexion with Cardinal Richelieu.

  • The poet Scarron speaks of her as "toute lumineuse, toute precieuse."

  • Wraxal says that beside him Scarron would have passed as a beauty.

    Historic Oddities

    Sabine Baring-Gould

British Dictionary definitions for scarron


  1. Paul (pɔl). 1610–60, French comic dramatist and novelist, noted particularly for his picaresque novel Le Roman comique (1651–57)
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