cachette

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cachette.

Noun[edit]

cachette (plural cachettes)

  1. A hidden nook; a hiding place.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 49:
      The dwarf plucked the bird from its cachette, throttled it with a twist of his knotty hands, and held it up for the gunman to admire.
    • 2009, Charles Harrison, An Introduction to Art:
      A further twenty-six well-preserved statues were discovered in 1989 where they had been buried in a cachette under the floor of the temple.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cachette f (plural cachettes)

  1. hideaway, hiding place

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