perclus

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin perclusus, past participle of percludere.

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perclus m (feminine percluse, masculine plural perclus, feminine plural percluses)

  1. crippled
  2. (figuratively) paralysed
    • 1829, Victor Hugo, Le Dernier Jour d'un Condamné, XIII:
      J'étais demeuré à la fenêtre, immobile, perclus, paralysé.
      I was still at the window, motionless, frozen, paralysed.

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