guichet

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, probably from a diminutive of Old Norse vík ‘bay’. Compare English wicket, ultimately from the same source through Old Northern French, Anglo-Norman.

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Noun[edit]

guichet m (plural guichets)

  1. (archaic) (small) door, gate (in wall, fort etc.); wicket
  2. hatch, grill (in cell etc.)
  3. ticket office, box office
  4. counter (at post office, bank etc.)

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

guichet m (oblique plural guichez or guichetz, nominative singular guichez or guichetz, nominative plural guichet)

  1. small door