étancher

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From Old French estanchier, of uncertain origin: possibly from a Vulgar Latin *stānticāre < stānticus < Latin stāns, stāntis. Compare Italian stanco, stancare, Spanish estancar.

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étancher

  1. (transitive) to make watertight, to stop water from flowing
  2. (transitive) to quench (thirst)
    A la fontaine je m'abreuve, j'étanche ma soif.
    From the fountain I drink, I quench my thirst.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) to satiate, to quench, to assuage

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