Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname.

Etymologies

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From Old French du + chesne ("oak tree")

Examples

  • He thought there was some trick in the manoeuvre of Duchesne, that is, of Guy who acted for him; and perceiving the terms of the agreement to be departed from, he wrote me letter after letter full of complaints, and it was less possible for me to remove the subject of them than that of those I myself had to make.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

  • He thought there was some trick in the maneuver of Duchesne, that is, of Guy who acted for him; and perceiving the terms of the agreement to be departed from, he wrote me letter after letter full of complaints, and it was less possible for me to remove the subject of them than that of those I myself had to make.

    The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau

  • Steve Duchesne had eight points in a 1990 series against Calgary. —

    Los Angeles Kings Team Report

  • "Of course, we analyzed all those facilities and, in the end, Amsterdam won out, and we're very happy with it," says Marc Duchesne , a Bombardier spokesman.

    Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport City Takes Off

  • "It's the kind of data that the I & C subsidiary sort of crunches and munches and spits out into real insights," Duchesne said in a phone interview.

    Aeroplan: Consumer Analysis Expertise Will Bring More Growth

  • Aeroplan TSX:AER expects to sign more clients this year that will use the services of its LMG Insight & Communication data analytics firm in the United Kingdom, CEO Rupert Duchesne said after the company's annual meeting in Toronto.

    Aeroplan: Consumer Analysis Expertise Will Bring More Growth

  • Through the enforcement of appropriate regulations to rigorously control exposure to white asbestos, the health risks associated with processes and products can be reduced to acceptable levels, Duchesne said.

    Medical journal slams Canada for exporting asbestos

  • Team C won the first scrimmage in the battle for the Duchesne Cup, defeating Team B, 5-0.

    Early chemistry for 'Team C'

  • Without further ado, here are the groups for the Duchesne Cup.

    Capitals release updated training camp roster

  • He had been tied with Steve Duchesne and Kevin Hatcher.

    USATODAY.com

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