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n.1.A seaport town in France.
Rochelle powders
Same as Seidlitz powders.
Rochelle salt
(Chem.) the double tartrate of sodium and potassium, a white crystalline substance. It has a cooling, saline, slightly bitter taste and is employed as a mild purgative. It was discovered by Seignette, an apothecary of Rochelle, and is called also Seignete's salt.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"And I," said a second, "I, by chance, had an uncle who directed the works of the port of La Rochelle. When quite a child, I played about the boats, and I know how to handle an oar or a sail as well as the best Ponantais sailor." The latter did not lie much more than the first, for he had rowed on board his majesty's galleys six years, at Ciotat.
Here were the high stewards of Aquitaine, of Saintonge, of La Rochelle, of Quercy, of Limousin, of Agenois, of Poitou, and of Bigorre, with the banners and musters of their provinces.
What object, think you, have this expedition to Re and this league with the Protestants of La Rochelle which I am projecting?
As a soldier the man ranks well; he did his whole duty and even more, at the siege of Rochelle -- as at Suze and Perpignan."
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HBut This Morning favourite and former Saturdays star Rochelle Humes has a track record second to none to help ease any anxieties.
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TV favourite Rochelle Humes almost suffered a very awkward blunder live on air as she pulled her dress up a little too high while dancing.
La Rochelle 24 Sale 20 LA ROCHELLE were made to battle hard to defeat Premiership side Sale in a thrilling semi-final in France to reach their first European Challenge Cup final.