beaupere

See also: beau-père

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French beau (fair) + pere (father).

NounEdit

beaupere (plural beauperes)

  1. (obsolete) A father.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Wyclif to this entry?)
  2. (obsolete) A companion.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.1:
      Now leading him into a secret shade / From his Beauperes, and from bright heavens vew [...].