[ US /ˈdaʊfɪn/ ]
[ UK /dˈɔːfɪn/ ]
  1. formerly, the eldest son of the King of France and direct heir to the throne
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  • My grilled lamb cutlets were expertly cooked and neatly complemented by a mustard herb crust, but the dauphinoise potatoes tasted strangely synthetic and were free of either cheese or cream.
  • In 1483 Margaret of Austria was betrothed to the dauphin, later Charles VIII of France, but they never married.
  • The treaty of Troyes forced Charles VI of France to disinherit his son, the dauphin, in favour of the English kings.
  • Dauphinship to be on the high road to a recognition in England, and he was persuaded to drink and exhibit proofs: which were that he had the constitution of the Family, as aforesaid, in every particular; that he was peculiarly marked with testificatory spots; and that his mere aspect inspired all members and branch members of the Family with awe and stupefaction. The Adventures of Harry Richmond — Volume 6
  • Rösle also make a non-flimsy V grater for slicing potatoes for dauphinois - a tool my mother always called a mandolin. Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph
  • Henry's savage reprisals in 1544 and 1545 alienated what support the English had in Scotland and in 1548 Mary was betrothed to the dauphin and sent to France.
  • For the first offence, he was banished to his appanage of Dauphine, which he governed with much sagacity; for the second he was driven into absolute exile, and forced to throw himself on the mercy, and almost on the charity, of the Duke of Burgundy and his son; where he enjoyed hospitality, afterwards indifferently requited, until the death of his father in 1461. Quentin Durward
  • The Spanish Illness Toulouse Valmorain arrived in Saint-Domingue in 1770, the same year the dauphin of France married the Austrian archduchess, Marie Antoinette. 'Island Beneath the Sea'
  • What prompts Marie Antoinette's transformation from callow moralist and pliant dauphine in early chapters to empathic mother and brave stoic in the novel's culmination at the Conciergerie? Abundance by Sena Jeter Naslund: Questions
  • The play ends with the maistre and vignerons hoping for more victories from Louis and a dauphin to secure the succession.
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