estage

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

estage m (plural estages)

  1. level (floor of a building, etc.)
    • circa 1369, Jean Froissart, Chroniques:
      sur lequel engien avoit trois estages, et sur chascun estage povoient vingt arbalestriers
      Upon which contraption there were three levels, and upon each level twenty crossbowmen could fit

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ester +‎ -age, from Latin esse, infinitive of sum

Noun[edit]

estage m (oblique plural estages, nominative singular estages, nominative plural estage)

  1. house; dwelling; lodging
  2. room (in a house or dwelling)

Descendants[edit]