chartre

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

chartre (plural chartres)

  1. Obsolete form of charter.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chartre, earlier cartre, inherited from Latin carcer, carcerem (prison).

Noun[edit]

chartre f (plural chartres)

  1. (obsolete) prison; place of safekeeping

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with charte.

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin chartula (for a similar phonetic development, see Old French epistre (Modern French épître), from Latin epistula), or from charta with an unetymological r. Ultimately from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khártēs).

Noun[edit]

chartre f (oblique plural chartres, nominative singular chartre, nominative plural chartres)

  1. charter; covenant; written agreement
  2. record (written account of something)
  3. letter (written message)

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