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auguste

/aʊˈɡuːst; ˈaʊˌɡʊst/
noun
1.
(often capital) a type of circus clown who usually wears battered ordinary clothes and is habitually maladroit or unlucky
Word Origin
C20: French, from German
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  • After the war, the center was rebuilt in modernist style by auguste perret.
  • The joey & auguste framework is often used widely in such comic works as looney tunes.

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