écrouer

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French escrouer, from Middle French escrou (scroll), from Old French escroe (piece, strip of bookfell, schedule), from Old Frankish *skrōda (end, flap), from Proto-Germanic *skraudō, *skraudaz (cut, piece), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keru-, *(s)kreu- (to cut). Cognate with Middle High German schrōt (cut, piece), Middle Dutch schrōde (cut, piece), Old English scrēad (shred, cutting, scrap, a piece cut off, paring). More at shred.

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écrouer

  1. to lock up, to imprison

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