borgne

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

borgne (plural borgnes)

  1. one-eyed
    changer son cheval borgne pour un cheval aveugle
    to change a one-eyed horse for a blind one
  2. (architecture) blind (used for windows or walls)
  3. (pejorative) having a poor reputation
    un cabaret borgne
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Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

borgne m, f (plural borgnes)

  1. one-eyed person
    au royaume des aveugles les borgnes sont rois
    in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king

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