abat-voix

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EnglishEdit

Abat-voix

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French abat-voix, from French abattre ‎(to beat down) + voix ‎(voice).

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NounEdit

abat-voix ‎(plural abat-voix)

  1. A device for reflection of sound, as in a sounding board over a pulpit or rostrum.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5), page 2

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

abat + voix ‎(voice).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abat-voix m ‎(plural abat-voix)

  1. abatvoix

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