boiteux

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French boistous or from boiter, from Old French botter, débotter ‎(dislocate).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

boiteux m ‎(feminine singular boiteuse, masculine plural boiteux, feminine plural boiteuses)

  1. lame, limping
  2. (of furniture) wobbly, shaky
  3. (of ribbon, textiles) embroidered on one side only
  4. (of a phrase, sentence) clumsy
  5. (of peace, a truce) unstable

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Noun[edit]

boiteux m ‎(plural boiteux, feminine boiteuse)

  1. cripple, lame person
    Jésus guérit les boiteux.‎ ― Jesus healed the lame.

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