Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of matelot.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • My eye fell upon the term matelots gelés, which means ` frozen sailors. '

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol X No 3

  • “Le mousse” de la chanson enfantine “Il était un petit navire” was the youngest of “les matelots” and might have been your age perhaps?

    mousse - French Word-A-Day

  • Lest we miss the fact this is an essentially French story, Rice has also imported a roguish compere in the shape of a cabaret diva called Meow Meow, and adds a chorus of matelots in striped vests.

    The Umbrellas of Cherbourg - review

  • If you doubt that, allow me to refer you to the excellent Hornblower novels of the late C.S. Forester, in which English sloops and frigates are forever blasting broadsides at the vessels of Napoleonic France, matelots cheering from the rigging when Johnny Frenchman and his tricolor are torn to pieces by hot cannonballs.

    D'ya Need The Aircraft Carrier Today, Honey?

  • If you doubt that, allow me to refer you to the excellent Hornblower novels of the late C.S. Forester, in which English sloops and frigates are forever blasting broadsides at the vessels of Napoleonic France, matelots cheering from the rigging when Johnny Frenchman and his tricolor are torn to pieces by hot cannonballs.

    D'ya Need The Aircraft Carrier Today, Honey?

  • “Le mousse” de la chanson enfantine “Il était un petit navire” was the youngest of “les matelots” and might have been your age perhaps?

    mousse - French Word-A-Day

  • You would have a RM Captain gamble, yes gamble the live of 15 crew (most of them matelots not marines) on the chance that Iranian boat crews have better roe and direct intructions not to kill anybody … … … … … … … … … … What planet are you on

    Five To One Baby « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • With him were master Pierre Chauvin de la Pierre, pilot Jean Routier, and a crew of French matelots, who began to unload provisions.2

    Champlain's Dream

  • A party of seamen matelots also clubbed together as shipmates and mess-mates.

    Champlain's Dream

  • The ghost of Edward Teach, the FSM and a host o' privateers call upon all ye landsmen, non-matelots, jetty rats and Whitehall scum t' join in an' parlay in th' best form o' Cap'n Rogers may 'is clean-picked bones rest among th' crabs.

    Archive 2008-09-01

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