semelle

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

semelle f (plural semelles)

  1. sole (of a shoe)
  2. bit, iota
  3. (railway) base plate pad
  4. bedplate (of machine)
  5. running surface (of ski)

Derived terms[edit]

  • Manger de la semelle ; "C'est de la semelle !" : Used to qualify an untender meat.

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