Definitions

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  • n. The annular moulding or group of mouldings dividing a long shaft or clustered column into two or more parts.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The annular molding or group of moldings dividing a long shaft or clustered column into two or more parts.

Etymologies

French, a ring. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • REFERENCES: le printemps (m) = spring; la bague (f) = the ring; chez les joailleries italiennes = at the Italian jewelry shops; une joaillerie (f) = jewelry store; jewelry; le platine (m) = platinum; the feminine of joaillier is joaillière; pourquoi?

    Words in a French Life

  • In printemps 1994 my fiancé, Jean-Marc, had whisked me through the streets of Torino, Italy, in search of the bague.

    Words in a French Life

  • I remain perplexed a state of mind I have since cultivated, and the white-gold ring on my left ring finger continues to take on a yellow hue as the years pass, but the memories of running through the streets of two major European cities in search of the bague are pure platinum.

    Words in a French Life

  • La Barasada, l'armure de Mithril, un bracelet Typhon et une bague Opale pour l'équipement.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • We cannot think Mr. Wedgwood's derivation of this word from _bague_ an improvement on that of Ducange from _baga_, area.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 34, August, 1860

  • (Tirant de son doigt une bague ou brille un gros diamant.)

    The Tales of Hoffmann Les contes d'Hoffmann

  • Aussi donne l'on vn folastre amulette et digne du subject: c'est à sçavoir que pour oster le sort, it faut pisser au travers d'une bague de laquelle on a esté espousé.

    Aphrodisiacs and Anti-aphrodisiacs: Three Essays on the Powers of Reproduction

  • Ica o penganac sucat mung ganacan Bubuctut naca pa tatangca na na ngan Detang sablang bague a quecang cailangan Bang qng cabait mu e ca wasang-wasang Syam ca pang bulan atian nang indu mu

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  • Alang cayanganan ing lugud ning indu Queca o penganac supling cang tinubu Anti ca mong sibul a malati tulu Malino danum maniaman a tutu Ica o penganac sucat mung ganacan Bubuctut naca pa tatangca na na ngan Detang sablang bague a quecang cailangan Bang qng cabait mu e ca wasang-wasang Syam ca pang bulan atian nang indu mu Dacal nang pasaquit ing caya binie mu

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  • /French stick [PAS diminutif de “bague”!] 7) "une burette” = cruet [PAS diminutif de “bureau”!] 8) “une espagnolette" = locking device for French windows [PAS diminutif de “espagnole”!] 9) "un têtard" = tadpole [PAS diminutif de tête - more of "un augmentatif", considering the size of its head ...] 10) "un moucheron" = midge

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

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