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[ou-goo st] /ˈaʊ gʊst/ (Show IPA), 1887–1914, German painter.
Historical Examples

Captain Macke met the Major and saluted him as a revered stranger.
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Captain Macke brought a prepared siphon of “sparklet” water and his ration whisky.
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