deboissier

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

des- +‎ bois (wood) +‎ -ier.

Verb[edit]

deboissier

  1. to sculpt

Usage notes[edit]

  • In some contexts, the precise meaning is sometimes uncertain, and may refer to other skilled actions (to carve, to engrave, etc.)[1]

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -ier, with a palatal stem. These verbs are conjugated mostly like verbs in -er, but there is an extra i before the e of some endings. The forms that would normally end in *-ss, *-sss, *-sst are modified to s, s, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (in French)