croisade

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French croisade.

Noun[edit]

croisade ‎(plural croisades)

  1. (obsolete) A crusade; a holy war.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French croisade, from Old French croisade, from crois + the suffix -ade, or from the change of suffix from Old French croisement, croiserie, croisée, influenced by Old Provençal crozata; cf. also Old Spanish cruzada, and Medieval Latin cruciāta.

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Noun[edit]

croisade f ‎(plural croisades)

  1. crusade

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French croisade, from crois.

Noun[edit]

croisade f (plural croisades)

  1. crusade (holy war against infidels)

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