brancard

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French brancard.

Noun[edit]

brancard (plural brancards)

  1. (obsolete) A litter on which a person may be carried.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Cotgrave to this entry?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 brancard in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bran‧card

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French brancard.

Noun[edit]

brancard m (plural brancards, diminutive brancardje n)

  1. gurney, stretcher

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Origin uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

brancard m (plural brancards)

  1. shaft (of wagon, cart etc.)
  2. stretcher

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