[mee-shel] /miˈʃɛl/ (Show IPA), (Michel Boyron) 1653–1729, French actor.
a member of a specific rank of nobility, esp the lowest rank in the British Isles
(in Europe from the Middle Ages) originally any tenant-in-chief of a king or other overlord, who held land from his superior by honourable service; a land-holding nobleman
a powerful businessman or financier: a press baron
(English law) (formerly) the title held by judges of the Court of Exchequer
short for baron of beef
c.1200, from Old French baron (nominative ber) “baron, nobleman, military leader, warrior, virtuous man, lord, husband,” probably from or related to Late Latin baro “man,” of uncertain origin, perhaps from Frankish *baro “freeman, man;” merged in England with cognate Old English beorn “nobleman.”
- Michel de ghelderode
[duh gel-duh-rohd] /də gɛl dəˈroʊd/ noun 1. Michel [mee-shel] /miˈʃɛl/ (Show IPA), 1898–1962, Belgian dramatist. [French gel-duh-rohd] /French gɛl dəˈroʊd/ noun 1. Michel de [French mee-shel duh] /French miˈʃɛl də/ (Show IPA), .
[mi-shel] /mɪˈʃɛl/ noun 1. a female given name.
[meeshuh-ley] /miʃəˈleɪ/ noun 1. Jules [zhyl] /ʒül/ (Show IPA), 1798–1874, French historian. /French miʃəle/ noun 1. Jules (ʒyl). 1798–1874, French historian, noted esp for his Histoire de France (17 vols, 1833–67)
/French miʃəlɛ̃/ noun 1. André (ɑ̃dre). 1853–1931, French industrialist; founder, with his brother Édouard Michelin (1859–1940), of the Michelin Tyre Company (1888): the first to use demountable pneumatic tyres on motor vehicles type of tires, 1902, from French motor vehicle manufacturers André (1853-1931) and Édouard (1859-1940) Michelin, who first made the tires.