a town in E France, near Dijon: an important trading centre for Burgundy wines. Pop: 21 923 (1999)
a wine produced in this district
Many of the moulds in stone and plaster, for the ornaments which were used on the roofs and finials at beaune are preserved.
Leadwork W. R. Lethaby
A good specimen of this class is that at Cussi, near beaune, in France.
Ten Thousand Wonderful Things Edmund Fillingham King
Yet, in spite of garish paint, we can echo Viollet-le-Duc’s sentiment, that it is worth while to be ill at beaune.
Burgundy: The Splendid Duchy Percy Allen
He declared the chicken cooked too much, the peas too large, the salad too sour, and the beaune too new.
The Milkmaid of Montfermeil (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XX) Charles Paul de Kock
For my part, I would give all her consomms for a bottle of beaune.
Le Cocu (Novels of Paul de Kock Volume XVIII) Charles Paul de Kock
A navet of the same species entailed a heavy tax upon the inhabitants of beaune, in France.
Tales And Novels, Volume 4 (of 10) Maria Edgeworth
“Sounds good,” said Merrihew, pouring himself a third glass of very indifferent beaune.
The Lure of the Mask Harold MacGrath
He became a priest in the order of the Oratory, and professor of rhetoric at beaune.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 3 Various
beaune was a fortified Roman camp and a stronghold during the middle ages.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 4 Various
The three-headed god may be the same as the horned god, though on the beaune altar they are distinct.
The Religion of the Ancient Celts J. A. MacCulloch
a city in E Quebec, in E Canada: suburb of Quebec, on the St. Lawrence River. Historical Examples Their tents were left standing at the Beauport camp, where in their inglorious haste they had even abandoned their heavy baggage. Old Quebec Sir Gilbert Parker and Claude Glennon Bryan That splendid battery you are just finishing […]
(often used ironically) something or someone beautiful, remarkable, or amazing. Historical Examples Stanton moved in fast to press his advantage and landed a beaut on the Nipe’s lower left eye. Anything You Can Do … Gordon Randall Garrett The next evening beaut sat in the darkness on the steps before the bakery. Marching Men Sherwood […]
beautiful. Contemporary Examples And, while there are many startlingly violent scenes, they are juxtaposed with beauteous ones. ‘12 Years a Slave,’ Starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Michael Fassbender, Is Mesmerizing Marlow Stern August 30, 2013 “Bring the drugs baby, I can bring my pain,” The Weeknd sings in his beauteous, soaring voice, backed by off-key sonic […]
a person trained to style and dress the hair; hairdresser. Compare esthetician (def 2). a manager or an employee of a beauty parlor beauty salon. Contemporary Examples “You should take care of yourself better,” the beautician informed me. China’s Financial Insider Huang Hung March 17, 2010 Historical Examples It wasn’t the beautician’s open charges that […]