perrier

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French perriere, perrier, French perrière, pierrier. Compare pederero.

Noun[edit]

perrier (plural perriers)

  1. (military, historical) A short mortar used for throwing stone shot.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Hakluyt to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Franco-Provençal[edit]

Noun[edit]

perrier ?

  1. scree

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

perrier m (oblique plural perriers, nominative singular perriers, nominative plural perrier)

  1. perrier (mortar)

Descendants[edit]