poignard

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

poignard (plural poignards)

  1. Alternative form of poniard.
    • 1978, Michael Moorcock, Gloriana; or, The Unfulfill'd Queen, p. 1:
      Within, the palace is rarely still; there is a coming and going of great aristocrats in their brocades, silks and velvets, their chains of gold and silver, their filigree poignards, their ivory farthingales, cloaks and trains rippling behind them, sometimes carried by little boys and girls in such a weight of cloth it seems they can barely walk.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

poignard m (plural poignards)

  1. dagger

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Last modified on 1 March 2013, at 20:13