ballotin

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French ballotin

Noun[edit]

ballotin (plural ballotins)

  1. (obsolete) An officer in charge of a ballot box.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Harrington to this entry?)

Translations[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French ballot (bundle), diminutive of balle (bundle tied together with string)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ballotin m (plural ballotins)

  1. a small, elegant box, usually of cardboard, containing pralines (chocolate).

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