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vicomte

[vee-kawnt]
noun, plural vi·comtes [vee-kawnt] /viˈkɔ̃t/.
  1. a French viscount.
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Origin of vicomte

< French: viscount
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Historical Examples of vicomte

  • I had balanced a little hitherto between the epicier and the Vicomte.

    Night and Morning, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • "Je suis philosophe," said the Vicomte, shrugging his shoulders.

    Night and Morning, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • "She is very like a boiled sole," answered the Vicomte, with a wry face.

    Night and Morning, Complete

    Edward Bulwer-Lytton

  • He was making his preparations while he spoke, and never looked at the Vicomte.

    The Slave Of The Lamp

    Henry Seton Merriman

  • At the last moment he turned and beckoned the Vicomte to his side.


British Dictionary definitions for vicomte

vicomte

feminine vicomtesse (French vikɔ̃tɛs)

noun
  1. a French noble holding a rank corresponding to that of a British viscount or viscountess
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