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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French bague (ring). Doublet of bee.

NounEdit

bague (plural bagues)

  1. (architecture) The annular moulding or group of mouldings dividing a long shaft or clustered column into two or more parts.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 bague in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French bague, possibly a borrowing from Middle Dutch bage, bagge (ring), of obscure origin. Compare Middle Low German bâge, bôge (curve, arch, ring), Old French wage (ring). Compare also Old French bage, Medieval Latin baga (ring), from Proto-Germanic *baugaz (ring, collar, bracelet).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /baɡ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

bague f (plural bagues)

  1. ring

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Germanic origins, from Proto-Germanic *baugaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

bague f (plural bagues)

  1. (Jersey) ring (jewelry)
  2. (Jersey) haw (fruit)