Definition of Muscadins
1. muscadin [n] - See also: muscadin
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muscadins
Literary usage of Muscadins
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Lexicographia-neologica Gallica: The Neological French Dictionary by William Dupré (1801)
"The following passages will serve to characterize the present generation of petit-maîtres, or, as they are now • styled, muscadins, in France. ..."
2. A History of the French Revolution by Henry Morse Stephens (1886)
"The populace murmured much at this, and declared that the muscadins could not form ... So high did this feeling rise, that one day, when the muscadins were ..."
3. The Historic Note-book: With an Appendix of Battles by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1903)
"muscadins of Paris (1795). Pua Littre says the affectation cama idi use during ... Ainsi dû du parfum des muscadins.' Se» ' Parti en France. ..."
4. The French Revolution: A Short History by Robert Matteson Johnston (1909)
"The other was that of the muscadins, the scented and pampered golden youth, ... During the excitement of Carrier's trial the muscadins made such violent ..."
5. France by Hunter Publishing, Incorporated (2001)
"Les muscadins - a white-washed building surrounded by tropical vegetation - is irresistible. The American owner Edward Bianchini has filled it with ..."
6. France and Its Revolutions: A Pictorial History 1789-1848 by George Long (1850)
"The Jeunesse dorée were generally called muscadins ; to which Fréron replied by ... The women who favoured the muscadins were the " femmes à fontanges," the ..."
7. The French Revolution by Hippolyte Taine (1885)
"By muscadins is meant all citizens of that age not married, and exercising no useful profession," in other words, those who live on their income. ..."