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PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

bourde f (plural bourdes)

  1. stumble, blunder, error

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French bourde; further etymology is disputed.

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NounEdit

bourde (plural bourdes)

  1. A diversion or amusing activity, especially humorous:
    1. A funny or entertaining tale, narrative, or example.
    2. A humorous saying or quip.
    3. (rare) A humorous incident or event; a practical joke.
    4. (rare) A entertaining incident or event.
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DescendantsEdit
  • English: bourd (obsolete)
  • Scots: bourd
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Etymology 2Edit

Inherited from Old English bord.

NounEdit

bourde

  1. Alternative spelling of bord

Etymology 3Edit

Borrowed from Old French bourder.

VerbEdit

bourde

  1. Alternative form of bourden

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin burdo

NounEdit

bourde f (plural bourdes)

  1. (Jersey) bumblebee

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