plaisance

See also: Plaisance

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

plaisance (plural plaisances)

  1. (obsolete) Pleasance (a pleasure ground laid out with shady walks, trees and shrubs, statuary, and ornamental water).

See alsoEdit

  • Midway Plaisance on Wikipedia, a park on the South Side of the city of Chicago, Illinois

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

plaisance f (plural plaisances)

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Middle FrenchEdit

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NounEdit

plaisance f (plural plaisances)

  1. pleasure
  2. want; desire

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the stem plais- of the verb plaisir +‎ -ance.

NounEdit

plaisance f (oblique plural plaisances, nominative singular plaisance, nominative plural plaisances)

  1. (chiefly in the singular) pleasure