Ma·rie Charles Fer·di·nand Wal·sin /maˈri ʃarl fɛrdiˈnɑ̃ valˈsɛ̃/Show Spelled[ma-ree sharl fer-dee-nahn val-san]Show IPA, 1847–1923, French army officer who confessed forging evidence that convicted Alfred Dreyfus.
a noble Hungarian family that produced many soldiers, diplomats, and patrons of the arts. Prince Miklós József Esterházy (1714--90) rebuilt the family castle of Esterháza and employed Haydn as his musical director (1766--90)
M. charles f.w. esterhazyis always a great word to know.
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an extraordinary or unusual thing, person, or event; an exceptional example or instance.
a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.
a chattering or flighty, light-headed person.
a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.
a printed punctuation mark (‽), available only in some typefaces, designed to combine the question mark (?) and the exclamation point (!), indicating a mixture of query and interjection, as after a rhetorical question.