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Beauseant

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Beauseant The black and white standard of the Knights Templars.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n beauseant The flag of the order of the Templars, half black and half white, and bearing the inscription, “Non nobis, Domine, non nobis, sed no-mini tuo da gloriam.”
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. beaucéant,

Usage

In literature:

I have no wish to be a second edition of Mme de Beauseant.
"The Duchesse de Langeais" by Honore de Balzac
At half-past four the Vicomtesse de Beauseant was visible.
"Father Goriot" by Honore de Balzac
The Vicomtesse de Beauseant and the Duchesse de Langeais disappeared.
"The Collection of Antiquities" by Honore de Balzac
Mademoiselle de Beauseant showed the way into the second room of their humble lodging.
"An Episode Under the Terror" by Honore de Balzac
They are related through the Beauseants; the father of the present Vicomte married a Mlle.
"The Deserted Woman" by Honore de Balzac
It is situated between the Villa Diodati and that of Monsieur Lafin-de-Dieu, let to the Vicomtesse de Beauseant.
"Albert Savarus" by Honore de Balzac
Enter BEAUSEANT and GLAVIS.
"The Lady of Lyons or Love and Pride" by Edward Bulwer Lytton
I have no wish to be a second edition of Mme de Beauseant.
"The Thirteen" by Honore de Balzac
The Viscomtesse de Beauseant had taken him under her protection, and he was in a situation to make an immediate fortune.
"The World's Greatest Books, Vol. I" by Various
In 1824 a Marquise de Beauseant, then rather old, is found to have dealings with the Chaulieus.
"Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z" by Anatole Cerfberr and Jules François Christophe
Beauseant and Glavis, two other rejected suitors, conspired with him to humble the proud fair one.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama" by E. Cobham Brewer
Enter disagreeable Beauseant, who makes an offer and is rejected.
"The Galaxy" by Various
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