écrouer

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French escrouer, from Middle French escrou(scroll), from Old French escroe(piece, strip of bookfell, schedule), from Old Frankish *skrōda(end, flap), from Proto-Germanic *skraudō, *skraudaz(cut, piece), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)keru-, *(s)kreu-(to cut). Cognate with Middle High German schrōt(cut, piece), Middle Dutch schrōde(cut, piece), Old English scrēad(shred, cutting, scrap, a piece cut off, paring). More at shred.

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écrouer

  1. to lock up, to imprison

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