garrocher

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EtymologyEdit

Western dialectal; from Old French garochier ‘to fire a projectile, strike with a projectile’,[1] from garroc, guaroc ‘crossbow bolt’, variant of garrot, garot ‘large wooden projectile, stick for twisting rope’.[2] More at garrot.

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VerbEdit

garrocher

  1. (colloquial, Western France) to throw
  2. (Canada) to throw aimlessly or carelessly

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Frédéric Godefroy, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXème au XVème siècle, vol. 1 (Paris: 1880), pp. 402c-403a.
  2. ^ Trésor de la Langue française informatisé, s.vv. "garrocher; garrot": retrieved on 2 June 2013, [1].

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