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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]
References in classic literature ?
Se alle sei della mattina le quattro mile piastre non sono nelle mie mani, alla sette il conte Alberto avra cessato di vivere.
The quiet little man, who had just muscle enough to lift a dictionary from the shelf, and just training enough to play the fiddle, so far from being daunted by the rough reception accorded to him, appeared to feel no other sentiment in relation to it than a sentiment of unmitigated conte mpt.
It's utterly ludicrous that people want Conte sacked.
Conte coached Italy from 2014 and led them to the quarter-finals of the 2016 European Championships before joining Chelsea later that year, winning the Premier League title in his debut season.
And in his role as Italian Football Federation vice-commissioner, Costacurta reckons Conte is the only man for the job.
Tomorrow will be the fifth time Mourinho has led United into battle against Chelsea, and the first since an intense public exchange with counterpart Conte.
In October, Mourinho said Conte was the kind of manager who 'they cry, they cry, they cry when a player is injured', while Conte suggested the Portuguese was far too interested in what was going on at the club where he was once worshipped.
Conte had already spoken of plans to rotate his team ahead of a demanding schedule in which they next play Barcelona, Manchester United and Manchester City when the comedian from Italia 1 satire Le Iene rose from his seat.
Conte joined the Blues after Euro 2016 in France where he guided the Azzurri to the quarter-finals.
What will smart for Conte is his denouement was dominated by one of those predecessors.
After the jibe Conte called his rival a "fake" and a "little man" before vowing to have a face-off with Mourinho when the teams meet at Old Trafford on February 25.
Conte said on Wednesday: "The club decide our transfer market.