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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

gibier(game bird) +‎ de(of) +‎ potence(gallows). Literally “gallows game (bird)”, similar construction to gallows bird.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

gibier de potence m ‎(plural gibiers de potence)

  1. (idiomatic) Gallows bird, someone destined for or deserving punishment, hanging.