douzepere
Doucepere Douce"pere`, n. [F. les douze pairs the twelve peers of France, renowned in romantic fiction.] One of the twelve peers of France, companions of Charlemagne in war. [Written also {douzepere}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

Big-looking like a doughty doucepere. --Spenser.


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  • Doucepere — Douce pere , n. [F. les douze pairs the twelve peers of France, renowned in romantic fiction.] One of the twelve peers of France, companions of Charlemagne in war. [Written also {douzepere}.] [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Big looking like a doughty… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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