gibier de potence

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gibier (game bird) +‎ de (of) +‎ potence (gallows). Literally “gallows game (bird)”, similar construction to gallows bird.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

gibier de potence m (plural gibiers de potence)

  1. (idiomatic) Gallows bird, someone destined for or deserving punishment, hanging.

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