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 (ĭ-so͞olt′) also I·sol·de (ĭ-sōl′də, ĭ-zōl′-)
In Arthurian legend, an Irish princess who married the king of Cornwall and had a love affair with his knight Tristan.
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(ɪˈsuːlt) or




(in Arthurian legend) n
1. (European Myth & Legend) an Irish princess wed to Mark, king of Cornwall, but in love with his knight Tristan
2. (European Myth & Legend) (in another account) the daughter of the king of Brittany, married to Tristan
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or Y•seult


a heroine of Arthurian legend, the wife of King Mark of Cornwall and the lover of Tristram.
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Noun1.Iseult - (Middle Ages) the bride of the king of Cornwall who (according to legend) fell in love with the king's nephew (Tristan) after they mistakenly drank a love potion that left them eternally in love with each other
legend, fable - a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
Dark Ages, Middle Ages - the period of history between classical antiquity and the Italian Renaissance
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References in periodicals archive ?
Roderick A Macdonald, "Triangulating Social Law Reform" in Ysolde Gendreau, ed, Dessiner la societe par le droit: Mapping Society Through Law (Montreal: Themis, 2004) 117 at 121.
See generally Nicholas Kasirer, "Of combats livres and combats livresques" (2004) 19:1 CJLS 153 [Kasirer, "Combats livresques"]; The Honourable Pierre J Dalphond, "La doctrine a-t-elle un avenir au Quebec?" (2008) 53:3 McGill LJ 517; Sylvio Normand, "La litterature du droit comme element structurant du champ juridique quebecois: une perspective historique" in Ysolde Gendreau, ed, La doctrine et le developpement du droit (Montreal: Themis, 2005) at 1.
(93.) See Michael Bimhack, Mandatory Copyright: From Pre-Palestine to Israel, 1910-2007, in A Shifting Empire: 100 Years Of The Copyright Act 1911, 16 (Uma Suthersanen & Ysolde Gendreau eds., 2012).
(7) Sur cette question, voir Ysolde Gendreau, << Surfacing: The Canadian Intellectual Property Identity >> dans Ysolde Gendreau, dir, An Emerging Intellectual Property Paradigm: Perspectives from Canada, Cheltenham (UK), Edward Elgar, 2008, 295 [Gendreau, << The Canadian IP Identity >>].
PERSPECTIVES FROM CANADA 81, 87-89 (Ysolde Gendreau ed., 2009).
(273.) Lucas, supra note 65, [section] 128, at 136 (describing how Article 3 of the law of March 11, 1957 expressly extended French copyright to "oeuvres photographiques de caractere artistique ou documentaire"); see also Ysolde Gendreau, La protection des photographies en droit d'auteur francais, americain, britannique et canadien 2-3 (1994).
Wilkinson, Battleground between New and Old Orders: Control Conflicts between Copyright and Personal Data Protection, in AN EMERGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PARADIGM: PERSPECTIVES FROM CANADA 305-52 (Ysolde Gendreau ed., 2008).
takes over our understanding and distorts our policy decisions'); Lawrence Lessig, 'The Creative Commons' (2003) 55 Florida Law Review 763, 775-6 (stating that 'property talk' has led to confusion in debates about copyright and intellectual property); Margaret Ann Wilkinson, 'Battleground between New and Old Orders: Control Conflicts between Copyright and Personal Data Protection' in Ysolde Gendreau (ed), An Emerging Intellectual Property Paradigm--Perspectives from Canada (Edward Elgar, 2008) 227, 237-41 (arguing that equating copyright with property is inaccurate, leads to a mischaracterisation of rights and obscures the importance of public interest values within the law).
Law Society of Upper Canada, see Abraham Drassinower, Canadian Originality: Remarks on a Judgment in Search of an Author, in AN EMERGING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY PARADIGM 139 (Ysolde Gendreau ed., 2008).