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- proper n. A famous fairytale written by Charles Perrault in 1697 about a violent nobleman who has the habit of murdering his wives and the attempts of his current wife to avoid the same fate.
- proper n. The nobleman who is the title character of the story.
- n. A man who married and then murdered one wife after another.
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