volée

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See also: volee and voleé

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin volare.

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volée

  1. feminine past participle of voler

Noun[edit]

volée f (plural volées)

  1. (of birds) flying, flight
    prendre la volée — to take flight
  2. (of birds) flock, group
  3. (of missiles) volley
    une volée d'obus — howitzer volley
  4. (colloquial) thrashing, defeat
    donner une volée — to give a thrashing
  5. (of stairs) flight
    volée de marches — flight of stairs
  6. (sports) volley

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