Fontenoy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Fontenoy a battle in 1745 in which the French army under Marshal Saxe defeated the English army and their allies under the duke of Cumberland
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Usage

In literature:

It was some time before Fontenoy was out on parole.
"The French Prisoners of Norman Cross A Tale" by Arthur Brown
Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden.
"Slow and Sure" by Horatio Alger
The affair at Fontenoy was nothing to it.
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
After Fontenoy the French carried all before them.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1" by Various
If that was how you served at Fontenoy, sir, you'd have been better in your berth.
"Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Bonnie Prince Charlie: A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden.
"Miss Ashton's New Pupil" by Mrs. S. S. Robbins
Marshal de Saxe, although deadly sick, was on the field at Fontenoy.
"Diary from March 4, 1861, to November 12, 1862" by Adam Gurowski
The retreat from Fontenoy was at least precipitate; and there was much suffered in Sir John Moore's retreat on Corunna.
"Leading Articles on Various Subjects" by Hugh Miller
ON THE DEATH OF COLONEL ROSS, IN THE ACTION OF FONTENOY.
"The Poetical Works of William Collins" by William Collins
If that was how you served at Fontenoy, sir, you'd have been better in your berth.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson" by Robert Louis Stevenson
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