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Definition of Louisette

Louisette
Guillotine Guil"lo*tine` (g[i^]l"l[-o]*t[=e]n`), n. [F., from Guillotin, a French physician, who proposed, in the Constituent Assembly of 1789, to abolish decapitation with the ax or sword. The instrument was invented by Dr. Antoine Louis, and was called at first Louison or Louisette. Similar machines, however, were known earlier.] 1. A machine for beheading a person by one stroke of a heavy ax or blade, which slides in vertical guides, is raised by a cord, and let fall upon the neck of the victim. 2. Any machine or instrument for cutting or shearing, resembling in its action a guillotine.

Meaning of Louisette from wikipedia

- For a period of time after its invention, the guillotine was called a louisette. However, it was later named after French physician and Freemason Joseph-Ignace...
- Louisette Bertholle (26 October 1905 – 26 November 1999) was a French cooking teacher and author, best known as one of the three authors (with Julia Child...
- Louisette Geiss is a former producer, screenwriter, voice actor and actress best known for her roles in Angel (1999-2004), Two and a Half Men (2003),...
- Simone plan to tell Louisette that she will be receiving a smaller share of the royalties they receive from the book due to Louisette's lesser contribution...
- Louisette Ighilahriz (born 22 August 1936) is an Algerian writer, former Conseil de la Nation member, and a former member of the Front de Libération Nationale...
- Louisette Thobi (born 19 June 1967) is a Cameroonian sprinter. She competed in the women's 4 × 100 metres relay at the 1992 Summer Olympics. Evans, Hilary;...
- Louis Frederique Paulette "Louisette" Malherbaud (28 April 1917 – 28 December 1999) was a French fencer. She competed in the women's individual foil event...
- author and cooking teacher who, along with colleagues Julia Child and Louisette Bertholle, pla**** a significant role in the introduction of French cooking...
- Louisette Fleuret (29 April 1919 – 1997) was a French swimmer. She competed in the women's 400 metre freestyle at the 1936 Summer Olympics. Evans, Hilary;...
- Louisette Dussault (born June 12, 1940) is a Quebec actor and writer. She was born in Thetford Mines and studied at the National Theatre School of Canada...
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