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conte

 (kôNt)
n. pl. contes (kôNt)
1. A short story or novella.
2. A medieval narrative tale.

[French, from Old French conter, to relate, recount; see count1.]

conte

(kɔ̃t)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a tale or short story, esp of adventure

Conté

(ˈkɒnteɪ; French kɔ̃te)
n
(Art Terms) trademark a hard crayon used by artists, etc, made of clay and graphite and often coloured a reddish-brown. Also called: conté-crayon
[C19: named after N.J. Conté, 18th-century French chemist]

conte

(kɔ̃t)
n.
tale; fable.
[< French, Old French: orig., reckoning, count]
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Poet as I am, I am intimate with Sarazin, who is devoted to the Prince de Conti, and with Monsieur de Bois-Robert, who, since the death of Cardinal Richelieu, is of all parties or any party; so that political discussions have not altogether been uninteresting to me.
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