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  • n. A type of lattice-shaped bread associated with the area of Provence.
  • n. An old-fashioned type of land mine, in the form of a foxhole filled with explosives or projectiles.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as fougade.


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  • also an improvised sort of landmine, used for many centuries, also in WW1; whence the pen name of a British cartoonist who fought in that war.

    November 27, 2007

  • French version of the Italian focaccia.

    November 27, 2007