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  • noun Alternative spelling of charrette.
  • noun Alternative spelling of charret.

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  • Penny was often "en charette," as they say in the business (meaning "in the cart"—in nineteenth-century Paris, a cart carried student architectural drawings on their way to be judged, and the students would sometimes jump on to make last-minute alterations; hence, meaning working up to the deadline, pulling an all-nighter.)

    Charles Rowan Beye, My Husband and My Wives: A Gay Man's Odyssey (New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012), p. 167

    March 6, 2016