from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Louis, Joe Originally Joseph Louis Barrow. Known as "the Brown Bomber.” 1914-1981. American prizefighter who held the heavyweight title for nearly 12 years (1937-1949), successfully defending it for a record 25 times.
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- proper n. A male given name.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A gold coin of France.
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- n. United States prizefighter who was world heavyweight champion for 12 years (1914-1981)
French royal name latinized as Ludovicus, from Germanic (Frankish) hlud ("fame") + wig ("warrior") (cf. German Ludwig). (Wiktionary)