bordure

See also: Bordüre

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

A collateral form of, and thus a doublet of border (from Middle English bordure).

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NounEdit

bordure (plural bordures)

  1. (heraldry) A contrasting border around a shield.

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VerbEdit

bordure

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of borduren

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French bordure, bordeure, from border (to border), from bort, bord (a border), of Germanic origin, from Frankish *bord.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɔʁ.dyʁ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

bordure f (plural bordures)

  1. border (the outer edge of something)
  2. (heraldry) bordure
  3. (nautical) the foot of a sail
  4. kerb (the edge of a pavement or sidewalk)

DescendantsEdit

  • Georgian: ბორდიური (bordiuri)
  • Russian: бордюр (bordjur)

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /borˈdu.re/
  • Rhymes: -ure
  • Hyphenation: bor‧dù‧re

NounEdit

bordure f

  1. plural of bordura

Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French bordeure; equivalent to bord (board) +‎ -ure.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɔrˈdiu̯r(ə)/, /boːrˈdiu̯r(ə)/, /ˈboːrdur(ə)/, /ˈbɔrdur(ə)/

NounEdit

bordure (plural bordures)

  1. An edge, boundary, or demarcation:
    1. (heraldry) A heraldic border; a bordure.
    2. A decorative border or edge.

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