cuite

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From cuire

Participle[edit]

cuite

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of cuire

Noun[edit]

cuite f (plural cuites)

  1. batch of ore, porcelain or the like for smelting; viewed economically, the time an occurence of smelting takes
    • 1753, Christophe-André Schlutter, “CXXXIII. De le fabrication des vitriols.”, in M. Hellot, transl., De la fonte des mines, des fonderies, des grillages, des fourneaux de fonte, d’affinage, de raffinage, des fabriques de vitriol, de potasse, &c., volume 2, Paris: Jean-Thomas Hérissant; Jacques-Noël Pissot, page 641:
      Lorsque les grandes cuves sont pleines de lessive, on en commence les cuites. La premiere n’étant que de lessive sauvage, dure vingt-six à trente heures; mais lorsqu’on on peut remplir avec de la lessive qui a déja fourni du vitriol, alors la cuite ne dure que dix-huit à vingt heures.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    Synonym: fournée
  2. (slang) piss-up (UK), bender (US)
    J'ai pris une cuite hier soir. – I got plastered last night.

Etymology 2[edit]

Regular conjugated form of cuiter

Verb[edit]

cuite

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cuiter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of cuiter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of cuiter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of cuiter
  5. second-person singular imperative of cuiter

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

cuite

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of cuitar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of cuitar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of cuitar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of cuitar.