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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A good scholar; a learned man: known especially as a surname of Henry I. of England (Henry Beauclerk).


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  • A bald-headed judge named Beauclerk
    Fell in love with a maiden seau ferk,
    Residing at Bicester,
    Who said, when he kicester,
    'I won't wed a man with neau herk!'

    January 5, 2009