Maximilien sully



[suhl-ee; for 1 also French sy-lee] /ˈsʌl i; for 1 also French süˈli/

noun
1.
Maximilien de Béthune
[mak-see-mee-lyan duh bey-tyn] /mak si miˈlyɛ̃ də beɪˈtün/ (Show IPA), Duc de, 1560–1641, French statesman.
2.
Thomas, 1783–1872, U.S. painter, born in England.
/ˈsʌlɪ/
verb -lies, -lying, -lied
1.
to stain or tarnish (a reputation, etc) or (of a reputation) to become stained or tarnished
noun (pl) -lies
2.
a stain
3.
the act of sullying
/ˈsʌlɪ; French sylli/
noun
1.
Maximilien de Béthune (maksimiljɛ̃ də betyn), Duc de Sully. 1559–1641, French statesman; minister of Henry IV. He helped restore the finances of France after the Wars of Religion
v.

1570s (implied in sulliedness), probably from Middle French souiller, from Old French souillier “make dirty” (see soil (v.)). Related: Sullied; sullying.

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