from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of beau.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun pl. of beau.

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  • noun Plural form of beau.


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  • "When the time comes for Betty to be interested in beaux," I said severely, "she will probably give them all due attention.

    Further Chronicles of Avonlea

  • But we're also talking about upgrading the low beaux, which is -- you know, partly where I love to live.

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  • Despite her diffidence at Chatham at the idea of beaux, Georgia was eagerly courted by the young men who enrolled in the League in greater numbers and at an older age than the young women.

    Portrait of An Artist

  • And the pit, which lively represents the pit of hell, is crammed with those insignificant animals called beaux, whose character nothing but wonder and shame can compose; for a modern beau, you must know, is a pretty, neat, fantastic outside of a man, a well-digested bundle of costly vanities, and you may call him a volume of methodical errata bound in a gilt cover.

    History of English Humour, Vol. 2 (of 2)

  • Allez sur ce je vous prepare deux "beaux" (c relatif, en fait ct pour faire sympa dans la frase) chapitres du * 10e Lit* et d'*Eternity*

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  • Routed from here by more butterflies, with "beaux," she did her reading on a bench in the hallway.

    Stanford Stories Tales of a Young University

  • She had all the "beaux" that heart could desire, for nine-tenths of the Freshmen and a big fraction of all the other classes were rivals for her smiles.

    Anne of the Island

  • Of course Milly had "beaux," as she called them then.

    One Woman's Life

  • About them came the "beaux," -- the younger officers who were here to-night, the aides, the unwedded legislators.

    The Long Roll

  • She may have as many "beaux" as she can compass, he may "pay attention" to as many girls as he pleases; but that is their only way to meet.

    Women and Economics: A Study of the Economic Relation Between Men and Women as a Factor in Social Evolution


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