borgne

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EtymologyEdit

Unknown/uncertain origin.

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AdjectiveEdit

borgne m, f ‎(plural borgnes)

  1. one-eyed
    (Proverb) Au royaume des aveugles les borgnes sont rois - in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king
    (Proverb) Changer son cheval borgne pour un cheval aveugle - to change a one-eyed horse for a blind one
  2. blind (used for windows or walls)
  3. having a poor reputation
    Cabaret borgne

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