EnglishEdit

NounEdit

chartre (plural chartres)

  1. Obsolete form of charter.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French chartre, earlier cartre, inherited from Latin carcer, carcerem (prison).

NounEdit

chartre f (plural chartres)

  1. (obsolete) prison; place of safekeeping

Usage notesEdit

Not to be confused with charte.

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Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin chartula (for a similar phonetic development, see Old French epistre (Modern French épître), from Latin epistula), or from charta with an unetymological r. Ultimately from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs).

NounEdit

chartre f (oblique plural chartres, nominative singular chartre, nominative plural chartres)

  1. charter; covenant; written agreement
  2. record (written account of something)
  3. letter (written message)

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