saucisse

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French, from saucisse (sausage).

NounEdit

saucisse (plural saucisses)

  1. (mining, firearms) A long and slender pipe or bag, made of cloth well pitched, or of leather, filled with powder, and used to communicate fire to mines, caissons, bomb chests, etc.
  2. (fortification) A fascine of more than ordinary length.

SynonymsEdit

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

saucisse f (plural saucisses)

  1. sausage (hot dog style)

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Last modified on 29 March 2014, at 23:55