Rabelais



[rab-uh-ley, rab-uh-ley; French ra-ble] /ˈræb əˌleɪ, ˌræb əˈleɪ; French raˈblɛ/

noun
1.
François
[frahn-swa] /frɑ̃ˈswa/ (Show IPA), c1490–1553, French satirist and humorist.
/ˈræbəˌleɪ; French rablɛ/
noun
1.
François (frɑ̃swa). ?1494–1553, French writer. His written works, esp Gargantua and Pantagruel (1534), contain a lively mixture of earthy wit, common sense, and satire

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