See also: digué

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

French. See dike.

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NounEdit

digue (plural digues)

  1. (obsolete) A bank; a dike.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for digue in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French digue, from Old French dike, diic, from Middle Dutch dijc (compare modern Dutch dijk), from Old Dutch diic, dīc, from Frankish and Proto-West Germanic *dīk, from Proto-Germanic *dīkaz (pool), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeygʷ- (to stick, stab, pierce, dig). More at dig, dike, ditch.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /diɡ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

digue f (plural digues)

  1. seawall, dyke, breakwater

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