Boucicault [boo-see-kawlt, -koh] Examples noun
- Di·on [dahy-on, -uh n] /ˈdaɪ ɒn, -ən/, 1822–90, Irish playwright and actor, in the U.S. after 1853.
Examples from the Web for boucicault Historical Examples of boucicault
Boucicault, whom I knew well of yore in America, introduced it into something.
Charles Godfrey Leland
But I do not regret that Mr. Boucicault has not placed this person upon the stage.
Charles Heber Clark
The piece selected was Boucicault’s farce, “Wanted—a Widow.”
George Parsons Lathrop
There is thus no flagging of interest in either Bulwer or Boucicault.
Boucicault’s work was materially altered by Joseph Jefferson into the play now closely associated with Jefferson’s fame.
British Dictionary definitions for boucicault Boucicault noun
- Dion (ˈdaɪɒn). real name Dionysius Lardner Boursiquot 1822–90, Irish dramatist and actor. His plays include London Assurance (1841), The Octoroon (1859), and The Shaughran (1874)