Weil

[vey]
noun
  1. André,1906–98, U.S. mathematician, born in France: brother of Simone Weil.
  2. his sisterSi·mone [see-mawn] /siˈmɔn/, 1909–43, French philosopher.
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  • I supposed I was talking only to Mr. Weil, who is not in the profession and does not expect to be.

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    Linn Boyd Porter

  • "Very well," said Mr. Weil, more than delighted with the success of his experiment.

    A Black Adonis

    Linn Boyd Porter

  • He liked Weil, although they were as different in their natures as two men could well be.

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    Linn Boyd Porter

  • "And which you are always glad to get," interpolated Mr. Weil.

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    Linn Boyd Porter

  • "The best that can be got," replied Weil, now laughing in spite of himself.

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    Linn Boyd Porter


British Dictionary definitions for weil

Weil

noun
  1. Simone (simɔn). 1909–43, French philosopher and mystic, whose works include Waiting for God (1951), The Need for Roots (1952), and Notebooks (1956)
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