Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small mound of earth; ground slightly elevated; a small ridge.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In fortification, a small elevation of earth extended lengthwise on a plain, serving to cover a camp from the approach of the enemy, or to give other advantage to a post.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Je demande que le rideau soit entièrement déchiré.

    Moniteur/Morning Chronicle

  • Le soir, je quitte je vais chez ma tante qui a un probleme de rideau ... en repartant de chez elle POUF un papillon suicidaire trouve rien de mieux que de me foncer en pleine face ... heureusement que c'etait un papillon ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Expressions tirer les rideaux = to draw or close the curtains grimper aux rideaux = to climb the curtains, to be very excited tirer le rideau sur quelque chose = to cease to talk about a subject tomber en rideau = to break down in car

    Words in a French Life

  • Donc je me suis rendu au mag ', la porte etait entrebâillée et le rideau de securité assez haut pour que je puisse m'y glisser!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Monday, December 06, 2004 un rideau le rideau (ree-do) noun, masculine

    un rideau - French Word-A-Day

  • Expressions: tirer les rideaux = to draw (or close) the curtains grimper aux rideaux = "to climb the curtains" (to be very excited) tirer le rideau sur quelque chose = to cease to talk about a subject tomber en rideau = to break down (in car) un rideau de fumée = a smoke curtain un rideau de feu = a sheet of fire le rideau de Fer = Iron Curtain

    un rideau - French Word-A-Day

  • The bathroom stall walls became paper-thin just as soon as I closed the door; it might as well have been a rideau* separating the toilets, and of course one could hear a pin drop just as soon as I slid the lever shut.

    Culture

  • Barriere qui le laisse coincé dans SON monde celui qu'on retrouve en deuxieme partie du concert, celui qu'on retrouve a la chute du rideau pendant CIRCUS!!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Pis donc voila quoi j'suis rentré et j'ai dormi ... 10 minutes avant que le reparateur de velux me reveille pour changer mon rideau de velux (oui encore)

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Des pinces a rideau, des porte foto, des crayon, des bougie, des guirlande deco, des paillasson (hou quelle horreur), des coussins ...

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