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Frédéric Godefroy (1826–1897)

Godefroy, Frédéric (god-frwä’). A French lexicographer and historian of literature; born in Paris, Feb. 13, 1826; died at Lestelle, Sept. 30, 1897. His ‘Comparative Lexicon of the Language of Corneille and of the Seventeenth Century in General,’ and ‘History of French Literature from the Sixteenth Century to Our Own Day,’ have given him an international reputation. His monumental effort, however, is the voluminous ‘Dictionary of the Old French Language and of All its Dialects from the Ninth to the Fifteenth Century.’ The 8th vol. appeared in 1895.