Definition of Beauvoir
1. Noun. French feminist and existentialist and novelist (1908-1986).
Generic synonyms: Existential Philosopher, Existentialist, Existentialist Philosopher, Feminist, Libber, Women's Liberationist, Women's Rightist, Author, Writer
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Literary usage of Beauvoir
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1854)
"Mary, the widow of Governor Beard, and mother of Elizabeth beauvoir, ... This gentleman assumed the name of Dc beauvoir, as much I presume from its euphony ..."
2. Reports of Cases Heard and Determined by the Lord Chancellor and the Court by John Peter De Gex, Henry Cadman Jones, Great Britain Court of Chancery, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1873)
"Peter de beauvoir, by a will made in J.800, devised * his * 6 real estate to Edward Benyon for life, with remainder to the first and other sons of Edward ..."
3. The House of Lords Cases on Appeals and Writs of Error, Claims of Peerage by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Charles Clark, William Finnelly (1870)
"Judgment for the defendant in error. •DE beauvoir v. DE beauvoir. ... RICHARD BENYON DE beauvoir, Respondent. Will. " Might Heirs. ..."
4. The Monthly Review by Charles William Wason (1842)
"Osmond de beauvoir Priaulx knows nothing, he admits, of " the Oriental languages ;" never was possessed of " philological talents." Poor man ! ART. XXI. ..."
5. The History of Guernsey: With Occasional Notices of Jersey, Alderney, and by Jonathan Duncan (1841)
"1603 James De beauvoir Thomas De beauvoir 1606 Thomas De Lisle 1607 Thomas Andros 1609 Eleazar Le Merchant 1610 John Bonamy 1612 Thomas Le ..."