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  1. Claude Jo·seph [klohd zhaw-zef], /kloʊd ʒɔˈzɛf/, 1714–89, French painter.

  2. his grandson, (É·mile Jean) Hor·ace [ey-meelzhahnaw-ras], /eɪˈmil ʒɑ̃ ɔˈras/, 1789–1863, French painter.

Words Nearby Vernet Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Vernet in a sentence

  • Thenceforward Vernet's pictures, the first of which had sold for a few hundred francs, commanded ever higher prices.

  • After his election to the Institute, Vernet changed the style of Vernet's earnings his subjects, charging staggering prices.

  • The Pyreneean valley in which the baths of Vernet are situated is not much known to English, or indeed to any travellers.

    La Mere Bauche | Anthony Trollope
  • At Vernet he was usually called M. le Capitaine, though in fact he had never reached that rank.

    La Mere Bauche | Anthony Trollope
  • Horace Vernet, who knew Nicholas well, was firmly convinced that he was not wholly sane.

    Lola Montez | Edmund B. d'Auvergne