Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An island in the swamps bordering the lower Mississippi raised four or five feet above the general level.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • There was a _vacherie_ nearby where not many persons were drinking milk or even coffee; it is never the notion of the Italians that amusement can be had only through the purchase of refreshments.

    Roman Holidays, and Others

  • He had established a vacherie on the river Membry where he kept stock.

    Pattie's Personal Narrative, 1824--1830

  • Attention, je ne me plaints pas c ca le pire, c juste que quand on me demande si ca va je reponds sincerement (et encore je minimise vachement) que j'ai un peu mal au poumon gauche et j'ai le droit a ma mere qui se prend la tete dans les mains d'agacement, je tousse, je l'entends souffler d'enervement de la cuisine, j'ai du mal a marcher, elle me croise elle me regarde d'un drole d'air style "putain mais arrete de faire ton malade", je mets mon masque steril pour pas respirer de vacherie, elle leve les yeux au ciel!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • The door slammed, and she came back, stark naked, babbling in French he could not understand, something about vacherie, which he thought was a cow but he wasn’t thinking straight.

    State of fear

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