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tedesco

n.

"Teutonic influence in the arts," 1814, from Italian, literally "German," from Medieval Latin theodiscus (see Dutch).

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  • Having learnt to speak il tedesco, and being no longer able to fit out a vessel, I made my venture beyond the Alps; but, alas!

    The Dove in the Eagle's Nest Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Miss tedesco will be able to give you the details better than I can.

    Fifty Per Cent Prophet Gordon Randall Garrett
  • However, we gather plainly from this, that when Vasari calls a master tedesco, he means merely Lombard.

    The Cathedral Builders Leader Scott
  • Never before have I sat at the table of a tedesco—but you—you are a man after my own heart.

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill
  • I think he conceives me to be only a brutissimo tedesco, so that I have a famous opportunity of becoming well acquainted with him.

  • Why should I not permit you, a tedesco, to return the hospitality to me, a Sephardi?

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill
  • For the rich man—permission to marry the tedesco of his choice.

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill
  • What have they to say against a Sephardi marrying a tedesco?

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill
  • The joint masters were Bonanno of Pisa, and a very confusing tedesco.

    The Cathedral Builders Leader Scott
  • He took the canvas bag from the limp grasp of the astonished tedesco, and dropped the fish in.

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill

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