pochade

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French pochade.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pochade (plural pochades)

  1. (art, theater) A rough sketch.
    • 2004, David Karel, André Biéler: at the Crossroads of Canadian Painting, p. 115:
      In despair, he finally painted a pochade of people leaving the church of Saint-François, in the village of the same name.
    • 2008, Martin Gayford, The Yellow House, p. 116:
      This painting was very small, not even a study but a pochade — no more than a first idea jotted down in paint.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From poch(er) +‎ -ade.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pochade f (plural pochades)

  1. pochade

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French

Noun[edit]

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pochade f (invariable)

  1. A light comedy or sketch (theatrical)