Gros



Antoine Jean
[ahn-twan zhahn] /ɑ̃ˈtwan ʒɑ̃/ (Show IPA), Baron, 1771–1835, French painter.
Historical Examples

The Gros airain, he declares to be the little bell of the palaces.
A World of Wonders Various

The Grosvenor (Gros veneur), great hunter, was a royal servant.
The Romance of Names Ernest Weekley

I will give you,’ he said, ‘twenty Rees and Gros Ventres to escort you past the hostile camp.’
Old Indian Days [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman

“You must be kind to Gros, herr,” said the old Swiss reproachfully.
The Crystal Hunters George Manville Fenn

A Gros Ventre boy saw them, but did not know what they were, so he got up from his desk and went close to the teacher.
Hesperothen; Notes from the West, Vol. II (of 2) W. H. Russell

Gros has been looked upon as a companion by Andregg for these many years.
The Crystal Hunters George Manville Fenn

Fortunately Edith, who was nearest to the door, was completely shrouded from Gros Jean’s observation.
The Albert Gate Mystery Louis Tracy

However, I achieved my purpose, which was to overhear Gros Jean’s request.
The Albert Gate Mystery Louis Tracy

Gros stands far above David and all his rivals in his power of 210 perception.
The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4) Richard Muther

I had never been in the place before, but Gros Jean seemed to know it well.
The Albert Gate Mystery Louis Tracy

noun
Baron Antoine Jean (ɑ̃twan ʒɑ̃). 1771–1835, French painter, noted for his battle scenes

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