Help support Wordnik by adopting your favorite word!
Sorry, no definitions found.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Log in or sign up to add your own related words.
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.
chained_bear commented on the word cheval de bois
"fr. a military chastisement, which prostitutes, who follow the French arny were subject to undergo, by exposing them on a wooden horse." (citation in list description)
October 10, 2008
Wordnik is fiscally sponsored by Planetwork NGO, Inc,a California 501(c) (3) non-profit educational organization, EIN #94-3366969.