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Grand

(French).

Le Grand Corneille.
Corneille, the French dramatist (1606-1684). Le Grand Dauphin. Louis, son of Louis XIV. (1661-1711).

La Grande Mademoiselle.
The Duchesse de Montpensier, daughter of Gaston, Duc d'Orléns, and cousin of Louis XIV.

Le Grand Monarque.
Louis XIV., also called “The Baboon” (1638, 1643-1715). Le Grand Pan. Voltaire (1696-1778).

Monsieur le Grand.
The Grand Equerry of France in the reign of Louis XIV., etc.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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