carmagnole (plural carmagnoles)
- (historical) A popular Red Republican song and dance, of the time of the first French Revolution.
- (clothing, historical) A short jacket, fashionable during the French Revolution, with short skirts, a broad collar and lapels, and several rows of buttons.
- (archaic) A bombastic report from the French armies.
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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 carmagnole in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)
Named after Carmagnole, the northwestern Italian town of Carmagnola.
carmagnole f (plural carmagnoles)
- (historical, clothing) carmagnole (short jacket fashionable during the French Revolution)
- (historical) carmagnole (lively song and street dance)
- (archaic) An old variety of apple.
- → Greek: καρμανιόλα (karmanióla, “guillotine”)