Percival


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Percival

(ˈpɜːsɪvəl) or

Perceval

n
(European Myth & Legend) (in Arthurian legend) a knight in King Arthur's court. German equivalent: Parzival
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Per•ci•val

or Per•ce•val

(ˈpɜr sə vəl)

n.
a knight of King Arthur's court who sought the Holy Grail.
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References in classic literature ?
"The letter is an anonymous letter--a vile attempt to injure Sir Percival Glyde in my sister's estimation.
Sir Percival Glyde's name is not mentioned, I know--but does that description at all resemble him?"
"I am not sorry you asked it," she said, "for it enables me to do justice to Sir Percival's reputation.
She was engaged to be married, and her future husband was Sir Percival Glyde.
Judging by the ordinary rules of evidence, I had not the shadow of a reason, thus far, for connecting Sir Percival Glyde with the suspicious words of inquiry that had been spoken to me by the woman in white.
One of Sir Percival Glyde's objects in coming here on Monday, is to fix the period of his marriage, which has hitherto been left quite unsettled.
I began to think--it is hard to confess this, but I must suppress nothing from beginning to end of the terrible story that I now stand committed to reveal--I began to think, with a hateful eagerness of hope, of the vague charges against Sir Percival Glyde which the anonymous letter contained.
ST Helens centre Mark Percival forced himself to watch Warrington go up to lift the Challenge Cup trophy after experiencing a defeat which casts further doubt over the team's ability to win big games.
ST HELENS centre Mark Percival forced himself to watch Warrington go up to lift the Challenge Cup trophy, after experiencing a defeat which casts further doubt over the team's ability to win big games.
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From the feisty and reclusive "Black Widow" Margaret to her outlandish dog lover son Percival, who let Cammo House rot after his mother's death, until now, their remarkable story has remained untold.
research Simon Baillie From the feisty and reclusive "Black Widow" Margaret to her outlandish dog-lover son Percival, who let Cammo House rot after his mother's death, their lives read like the script of a Hollywood movie.