Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A patch worn as an ornament.
- n. In the hurdy-gurdy, the open string next to the lowest one, usually tuned to the G next below middle C.
“At the word mouche the rector rose and took from a drawer in one of the tall chests a small round basket made of fine osier, a pile of ivory counters yellow as a Turkish pipe after twenty years’ usage, and a pack of cards as greasy as those of the custom-house officers at Saint – Nazaire, who change them only once in two weeks.”
“-- SEINE RIVER Cruise on a bateau mouche (boat), board near the Eiffel Tower, take the métro to Trocadero, walk across to Eiffel Tower, easy, relaxing, worth the time”
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“Le temps, c'est la toile dont je suis à la fois l'araignée et la mouche.”
“Hélas, * our heroine wouldn't harm so much as a miserable mouche, * but scold a slacker she would!”
“Then we did an hour on the Seine on a baton mouche, night time, with Paris all lit up.”
“Hélas,* our heroine wouldn't harm so much as a miserable mouche,* but scold a slacker she would!”
“Epargne-la cette mouche qui prie mains jointes et pieds joints!”
“Epargne-lacette mouche qui priemains jointes et pieds joints!”
“References: le hangar (m) = shed; la mouche (f) = fly”
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