aube

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English[edit]

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Noun[edit]

aube (plural aubes)

  1. Obsolete form of alb.
    • 1648, Thomas Fuller, The History of the University of Cambridge since the Conquest
      For washing eleven aubes and as many head-clothes

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for aube in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ob/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: aubes
  • Hyphenation: aube
  • Rhymes: -ob

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French albe, from Vulgar Latin *alba, from Latin albus (white).

Noun[edit]

aube f (plural aubes)

  1. dawn, sunrise, daybreak
  2. beginning
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin alba.

Noun[edit]

aube f (plural aubes)

  1. (religion) alb

Etymology 3[edit]

Probably from Latin alapa (blow, slap, smack), of uncertain origin.

Noun[edit]

aube f (plural aubes)

  1. (technology) paddle, blade
    Synonym: palette f
  2. vane (of windmill)
  3. small plank
    Synonym: planchette f

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

aube

  1. Alternative form of awbe