Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A size of cannon formerly in use, about 10 feet long.

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Examples

  • Now in french ... j'ai cliqué sur google "potiron lumineux" un texte lu lorsque j'étais à l'école "moyenne" (on n'est pas sortis de l'auberge avec ttes ces appelations différentes pour désigner les classes scolaires et les degrés d'études!) c'est de cette manière que j'ai atterri sur votre blog (si on doit l'appeler ainsi)

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • Now in french...j'ai cliqué sur google "potiron lumineux" un texte lu lorsque j'étais à l'école "moyenne"(on n'est pas sortis de l'auberge avec ttes ces appelations différentes pour désigner les classes scolaires et les degrés d'études!) c'est de cette manière que j'ai atterri sur votre blog (si on doit l'appeler ainsi)

    potiron - French Word-A-Day

  • Mind you being bilingual really helps the dreaded moyenne (average marks).

    three

  • My courteous daughter gets 20/20 in Anglais and Vie Scolaire which bumps her moyenne up to a just about acceptable 13.5, without that she would fail her year as the moyenne drops to 11.5.

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  • To say that Tadpole rarely shares insights about her secret life in the moyenne section of our local maternelle would be something of an understatement.

    hump

  • To say that Tadpole rarely shares insights about her secret life in the moyenne section of our local maternelle would be something of an understatement.

    amoureux

  • The stylized ship is a moyenne navire of the sort that young Champlain learned to sail with his father in these waters, and later used on most Atlantic crossings.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Champlain called them moyenne barques, and reckoned their size at about 12 or 15 tons.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Champlain described one example as a small barque du port of 5–8 tons, and another as a barque moyenne of 10–13 or thirteen tons.

    Champlain's Dream

  • Here again Champlain used two principal types of vessels: the moyenne middling barque and the chaloupe or shallop.

    Champlain's Dream

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