tricoteuse

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

tricoteuse (plural tricoteuses)

  1. A woman who knits; used especially of those who knitted at meetings and at executions during the French Revolution.
    • 2014 April 24, Alan Cowell, “At Pistorius trial, Twitterati have their day in court”, The New York Times:
      Sitting in the courtroom ..., their laptops and tablets propped before them, power cables snaking through convoluted adapters, the Twitterati have sight of witnesses at all times – the troubadours, or perhaps the tricoteuses, of the digital revolution.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tricoter +‎ -euse

Noun[edit]

tricoteuse f (plural tricoteuses) (Masculine: tricoteur)

  1. knitter (female)

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