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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle French boulet, corresponding to boule +‎ -et.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bu.lɛ/
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NounEdit

boulet m (plural boulets)

  1. cannonball
  2. ball and chain
  3. (anatomy) fetlock
  4. (slang) goof, goofball

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Further readingEdit


Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

boule (ball) +‎ -et (diminutive suffix).

NounEdit

boulet m (plural boulets or bouletz)

  1. A spherical metal projectile used in artillery. Similar to a modern bullet.

DescendantsEdit


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NounEdit

boulet m (plural boulets)

  1. (Jersey) bullet point
  2. (Jersey, anatomy) fetlock joint

Derived termsEdit