chandail

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apheresis of marchand d'ail (garlic-seller), a colloquial name for the knitwear worn by vegetable stall-holders in Les Halles.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chandail m (plural chandails)

  1. sweater, jumper
  2. (Quebec) T-shirt

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