Definition of Marceau
1. Noun. French mime famous for his sad-faced clown (born in 1923).
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Literary usage of Marceau
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Napoleon; a History of the Art of War by Theodore Ayrault Dodge (1904)
"This vicinity, however, they soon had to leave on the approach of the Republican army under marceau, who had now been put ..."
2. The American in Paris by John Sanderson (1838)
"... Furniture— Francis the First's Bed—Charlotte Corday—Danton— Marat—Robespierre—Rue des Postes—Convents of former times—Faubourg St. marceau. x Paris, ..."
3. The United States Magazine and Democratic Review (1847)
"marceau started.— He recognised Tinguy, exchanged a glance with him full of ... marceau left his friend, and went without delay to Robespierre's dwelling. ..."
4. French Revolutionary Generals by Arthur Griffiths (1891)
"regiments against whom marceau hadbeen principally engaged, ... marceau, racked with terrible anguish, was often delirious ; he raved then of the retreat, ..."