from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A French Protestant of the 16th and 17th centuries.
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- n. A member of the Protestant Reformed Church of France during the 16th and 17th century.
- adj. Of, like or relating to Huguenotism or Huguenots.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A French Protestant of the period of the religious wars in France in the 16th century.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A member of the Reformed or Calvinistic communion of France in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a French Calvinist of the 16th or 17th centuries
Now every shepherd, every shepherd lass, At the word Huguenot shuddered with affright, Even 'midst their laughing courtship.
Protestants "-- tells us that, having at one time accepted the derivation from" eidgenossen "as the most plausible, he subsequently returned to that which connects the word Huguenot with Hugues or Hugh Capet.
The article in this number of the Continental entitled The Huguenot
The eyes of the two met an instant, and those of Foucauld -- so the King called his Huguenot favourite -- betrayed some surprise; for Count Hannibal and he were not intimate.
They would not let me see him, told me that his crime of harboring a Huguenot was a grave one, that he had violated the King's edict, and might be charged even with treason.
The Huguenot is the same now he was in the time of
Huguenot when I was in high school and gave tours on what was called Huguenot Day.
Montaigne’s reflections were prompted by meeting on the road a gentleman of “good appearance” who was “on the other side from us”—that is, a Huguenot—but who pretended to be a Catholic.
He recovered, but with no power in his hand: and from that time his comrades called him "Huguenot": he is still living now.
To-night she asked him the meaning of a word, title of a Tauchnitz novel she had been reading -- Juggernaut; but, being on his deaf side, he caught 'Huguenot' instead, and gave her a laboured explanation, strangled by appalling grammar.