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Lacoste

[luh-kawst, -kost; French la-kawst] /ləˈkɔst, -ˈkɒst; French laˈkɔst/
noun
1.
René [ruh-ney;; French ruh-ney] /rəˈneɪ;; French rəˈneɪ/ (Show IPA), 1905–1996, French tennis player.
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  • Did Meilhan have a chance of giving Lacoste a drink at the fair?

    She Stands Accused Victor MacClure
  • Lacoste and Daquin, who commanded them, have deserved well of their country.'

  • The accusation, in sum, concentrated on the suspicious relationship between Meilhan and the Widow Lacoste.

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  • Lacoste ardently desired a son and heir, and his wife appeared to be barren.

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  • A picket of five mounted men was fired on near the line of Laronde's and Lacoste's plantations, and driven in about four o'clock.

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  • Lespere told him not to talk rubbish, in effect, but Lacoste was stubborn on his notion.

    She Stands Accused Victor MacClure
  • Fourcade had been found out in what looked like a swindle over money which he owed to the Lacoste estate.

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  • It seemed that Lacoste had a melancholy presentiment of the fate which was to be his.

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  • Lacoste took it on himself to look after the girl's education, having her sent at his charges to a convent at Tarbes.

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Word Origin and History for Lacoste

Paris-based high-end apparel company, founded 1933, named for René Lacoste (1904-1996), company co-founder.

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