Associations to the word «Dauphin»
DAUPHIN, noun. The eldest son of the king of France. Under the Valois and Bourbon dynasties, the Dauphin of France, generally shortened to Dauphin, was heir apparent to the throne of France. The title derived from the main title of the Dauphin, Dauphin of Viennois.
DAUPHIN, noun. (allegorical): An eldest son.
DAUPHIN, proper noun. A city in Manitoba
DAUPHIN, noun. Formerly, the eldest son of the King of France and direct heir to the throne.
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.