courtier

Best matches, sorted by the Matches.

1-4 of 4 possibilities

Definition/MeaningWord/Phrase
courtier and influential mistress of Louis XV who was guillotined during the French Revolution (1743-1793) Comtesse Du Barry , Du Barry , Marie Jeanne Becu
Greek courtier to Dionysius the Elder who (according to legend) was condemned to sit under a naked sword that was suspended by a hair in order to demonstrate to him that being a king was not the happy state Damocles had said it was (4th century BC) Damocles
English courtier (a favorite of Elizabeth I) who tried to colonize Virginia; introduced potatoes and tobacco to England (1552-1618) Ralegh , Raleigh , Sir Walter Ralegh , Sir Walter Raleigh , Walter Ralegh , Walter Raleigh
English poet and courtier (1609-1642) Sir John Suckling , Suckling
Search another word or see courtier on Thesaurus | Reference
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature