guet-apens

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An alteration of Middle French d'agais apensés, corresponding to aguet (ambush) + past participle of apenser (conceive of).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

guet-apens m (plural guets-apens)

  1. ambush
  2. (figuratively) trap

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