beffroi

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French (Old Northern dialect) berfroi ‎(movable siege tower), from Middle High German bercfrit ‎(protecting shelter), literally "that which watches over peace," from bergen ‎(to protect) + frid ‎(peace).

Noun[edit]

beffroi m ‎(plural beffrois)

  1. belfry, bell tower

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