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EtymologyEdit

French appui, from Latin ad + podium (foothold).

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NounEdit

appui (plural appuis or appuies)

  1. (obsolete) A support or supporter; a stay; a prop.
  2. (horse-riding, obsolete) The mutual bearing or support of the hand of the rider and the mouth of the horse through the bit and bridle.
  3. Clipping of point d'appui

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for appui in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.pɥi/
  • (file)

NounEdit

appui m (plural appuis)

  1. support

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