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Blaise

[bleyz; French blez] /bleɪz; French blɛz/
noun
1.
a male given name.
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  • “They turn to the southwest now,” Blaise commented after a time.

    The Secret Cache E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
  • Then, on Mathieu speaking to him of Blaise, he launched out into protestations of friendship.

    Fruitfulness Emile Zola
  • For an instant his heart seemed to stop beating, then he saw that it was Blaise approaching.

    The Secret Cache E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
  • Blaise was with the parents at the bedside at the moment when Maurice expired.

    Fruitfulness Emile Zola
  • Sir Blaise had not the wit to let a sleeping dog lie, but must needs prod it to see if it could bark.

    The Lady of Loyalty House Justin Huntly McCarthy
  • Blaise and Denis were to take the seven o'clock train the following morning.

    Fruitfulness Emile Zola
  • With the fate of the giant Mohawk all the attacking party were well satisfied except Blaise.

    The Secret Cache E. C. [Ethel Claire] Brill
  • And in that pale light Blaise suddenly appeared at the end of the gallery.

    Fruitfulness Emile Zola
  • In 1562 it again suffered severely at the hands of the Catholics under Blaise de Montluc.

  • Blaise had been laid on a stretcher provided with a mattress.

    Fruitfulness Emile Zola
Word Origin and History for Blaise

blaise

Scottish variant of blaze.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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