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See also: giflé

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French gifle, from Old French giffe, from Old Frankish *kifal, *kifel (jaw), from Proto-Germanic *kefalaz (jaw). Cognate with Old English ceafl (jaw, cheek). More at jowl.

NounEdit

gifle f (plural gifles)

  1. slap; slap in the face
    Synonyms: soufflet

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