Definition of Louis le Faineant

1. Noun. The last Carolingian king of France (967-987).

Exact synonyms: Louis V
Generic synonyms: King Of France

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Louis Le Faineant

Louis Untermeyer
Louis V
Louis VI
Louis VII
Louis VIII
Louis Victor de Broglie
Louis X
Louis XI
Louis XII
Louis XIII
Louis XIV
Louis XV
Louis XVI
Louis d'Outremer
Louis le Begue
Louis le Faineant (current term)
Louis le Hutin
Louis the Bruiser
Louis the Far
Louis the German
Louis the Great
Louis the Pious
Louis the Quarreller
Louis the Stammerer
Louis the Wideawake
Louisa May Alcott
Louise Nevelson

Literary usage of Louis le Faineant

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1. The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal (1853)
"... and then poisoned her husband, in the hope of reigning in the name of her son, and only child, Louis le Faineant, or the Idle. Louis, on his accession, ..."

2. The Franks, from Their Origin as a Confederacy to the Establishment of the by Lewis Sergeant (1898)
"... known as Louis V., or, more appropriately, Louis le Faineant, who had a nominal reign in Neustria of less than one year, and who died by poison in 987. ..."

3. Collectanea de Rebus Hibernicis by Charles Vallancey (1786)
"... cf the laft kings of that family from Louis le begue to Louis le faineant, as alfo availing ..."

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