Definition of Comtesse du barry

1. Noun. Courtier and influential mistress of Louis XV who was guillotined during the French Revolution (1743-1793).

Exact synonyms: Du Barry, Marie Jeanne Becu
Generic synonyms: Courtier



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Comtesse Du Barry

Compton scattering
Comptonia
Comptonia asplenifolia
Comptonia peregrina
Comptroller General
Comptroller of the Currency
Comstock
Comstock's mealybug
Comstock mealybug
Comstockery
Comte
Comte Donatien Alphonse Francois de Sade
Comte de Mirabeau
Comte de Rochambeau
Comtean
Comtesse Du Barry
Comtian
Comtism
Comtist
Comtists
Con-Dem
Con A
Con A binding site
Con A receptor
Conakry
Conall Cernach
Conall the Victorious
Conan
Conan Doyle
Concanavalin A

Literary usage of Comtesse du barry

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1. The Old Régime: Courts, Salons, and Theatres by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1880)
"Noble Hopes O'erthrown.—Retribution Exacted.—Installing the Favourite.—A Favourite's Privileges.—Enter La Comtesse du Barry.—The Coiffeur in a Difficulty. ..."

2. The Old Régime, Court, Salons, and Theatres by Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1880)
"Noble Hopes O'erthrown.—Retribution Exacted.—Installing the Favourite.—A Favourite's Privileges.—Enter La Comtesse du Barry.—The Coiffeur in a Difficulty. ..."

3. The Old Régime: Court, Salons, and Theatres by Elliot Jackson, Catherine Charlotte Jackson (1896)
"Retribution Exacted. — Installing the Favourite.— A Favourite's Privileges. — Enter La Comtesse du Barry. —The Coiffeur in a Difficulty. ..."

4. Memoirs of Madame Du Barry, of the Court of Louis XV by Hugh Noel Williams (1910)
"CHAPTER Xviii U NDER date May i 3, 1774, Hardy writes in his Journal: “I am informed that the Comtesse du Barry left the village of Rueil last evening, ..."

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