Charpentier


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Charpentier

(French ʃarpɑ̃tje)
n
1. (Biography) Gustave (ɡystav). 1860–1956, French composer, whose best-known work is the opera Louise (1900)
2. (Biography) Marc-Antoine. ?1645–1704, French composer, best known for his sacred music, particularly the Te Deum

Char•pen•tier

(ʃar pɑ̃ˈtyeɪ)

n.
1. Gustave, 1860–1956, French composer.
2. Marc Antoine, 1634–1704, French composer.
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Arthur Charpentier, sub-lieutenant in Her Majesty's navy," cried Gregson, pompously, rubbing his fat hands and inflating his chest.
I next called upon Madame Charpentier," continued the detective.
cried Madame Charpentier, throwing up her hands and sinking back in her chair.
Charpentier paused," the detective continued, "I saw that the whole case hung upon one point.
I found out where Lieutenant Charpentier was, took two officers with me, and arrested him.
The night was so wet that no one was about, so Charpentier dragged the body of his victim into the empty house.
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