Boucicault [boo-see-kawlt, -koh] Examples noun

  1. Di·on [dahy-on, -uh n] /ˈdaɪ ɒn, -ən/, 1822–90, Irish playwright and actor, in the U.S. after 1853.

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  • 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.

    Out of the Hurly-Burly

    Charles Heber Clark

  • The piece selected was Boucicault’s farce, “Wanted—a Widow.”

    True and Other Stories

    George Parsons Lathrop

  • There is thus no flagging of interest in either Bulwer or Boucicault.

    The Galaxy


  • Boucicault’s work was materially altered by Joseph Jefferson into the play now closely associated with Jefferson’s fame.

    The Best of the World’s Classics, Restricted to Prose, Vol. IX (of X) – America – I


  • British Dictionary definitions for boucicault Boucicault noun

    1. 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)
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