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  • noun Plural form of oubliette.

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Examples

  • Commoners who were not killed outright were thrown into dungeons called oubliettes, where they faced starvation and, often, torture.

    KNIGHTLEY ACADEMY

  • Commoners who were not killed outright were thrown into dungeons called oubliettes, where they faced starvation and, often, torture.

    KNIGHTLEY ACADEMY

  • "oubliettes" - from the verb oublier, 'to forget'.

    10,000 Birds

  • I've tried a couple of these "oubliettes," and they're fun.

    Single-Sheet Comics

  • Flay your enemies or put them in cylindrical oubliettes, where the prisoner is made to stand at all times, unable to sit, crouch or even scratch an ankle.

    A Land of Wargs And Yunkishmen

  • I believe he's using "foldies" as the generic term while titling his own series of semi-autobiographical examples as "oubliettes."

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • I believe he's using "foldies" as the generic term while titling his own series of semi-autobiographical examples as "oubliettes."

    Gathering in the Fold

  • Rubenstein notes that Jon Chad's Whaletowne unfolds (both physically and narratively) much the same way as his oubliettes.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Rubenstein notes that Jon Chad's Whaletowne unfolds (both physically and narratively) much the same way as his oubliettes.

    Single-Sheet Comics

  • Can't tell how deep it is, but it looks as though it narrows a bit, some distance down, like those jolly French oubliettes, so you'll probably stick fast.

    Watershed

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