from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Chiefly Canadian A dialect of Canadian French characterized by nonstandard pronunciations and grammar, and the presence of English loanwords and syntactic patterns.
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- n. The dialect of working-class Quebecers.
Canadian French dialectal, variant of French cheval; see chevalet.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)