Definitions

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  • proper n. Plural form of Frenchman.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I had dinner with Lord Beaumont (then Liberal now Green) and an assortment of Frenchmen from the Radicaux de Gauche, whom we thought might be more Liberal than our official partners, the Giscardiens (they weren't much better).

    Why visit Croydon?

  • Strike a line through that last sentence or, rather, that last word -- for I am not alone: artists, writers, musicians, plumbers, preachers -- and even highfalutin Frenchmen, can feel the same way and, I suspect, do.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • Ah, Those Crazy Daredevil Frenchmen is the next entry in this blog.

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  • We trust to the French element: if we honestly unite with it and make it one people with us-we trust to the French people to introduce all the logic and the science, the art and the literature which always reach their height in Frenchmen or Greeks.

    Responsible Nationhood

  • The bitterness that exists in Frenchmen's minds towards the English is based upon her feeling that she has been denied the one thing that she needed, and that the English might have given her, namely, moral support.

    The Case for France

  • This is an easy matter to be traced when you meet with the difficulties of the first settlers in the Province of Quebec who were fighting then the influence of what they called the Frenchmen of France.

    Canadian Sentiment Before and After Confederation

  • Wilfred used the word Frenchmen with the greatest scorn.

    The Rival Heirs; being the Third and Last Chronicle of Aescendune

  • We trust to the French element, if we honestly unite with it and make it one people with us-we trust to the French people to introduce all the logic and the science, and the art and the literature which always reach their height in Frenchmen or Greeks; to introduce also that historic consciousness, that memory of the past, that sense of touch with our own traditions and records which has always marked Frenchmen and Greeks; to save us from that forgetting of our own history and indifference to our own past which marks most men of the British race, always excepting the United Empire Loyalist.

    The Canadian National Character

  • His purpose was to show that the commission’s entire Panama proposal, hence its entire decision, was founded on the word of Frenchmen, or on French plans, which by Morgan’s lights were as suspect as the people who drew them up.

    The Path Between the Seas

  • While most of the team loses there focus from the League title the Frenchmen remains focused and positive.

    Evra target fruitful Christmas

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