boulet

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French boulet, corresponding to boule +‎ -et.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

boulet m ‎(plural boulets)

  1. cannonball
  2. ball and chain
  3. (anatomy) fetlock
  4. (slang) goof, goofball

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

boule ‎(ball) +‎ -et (diminutive suffix).

Noun[edit]

boulet m (plural boulets or bouletz)

  1. A spherical metal projectile used in artillery. Similar to a modern bullet.

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

boulet m ‎(plural boulets)

  1. (Jersey) bullet point
  2. (Jersey, anatomy) fetlock joint

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