drageoir

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French drageoir. Compare dredge.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɹæˈʒwɑː/ (or as French, below)

Noun[edit]

drageoir (plural drageoirs)

  1. A box for sweets.
    • 1979, Kyril Bonfiglioli, After You with the Pistol (Penguin 2001), page 237:
      Wordlessly, Johanna handed me two E capsules from a little gold drageoir.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dragée.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

drageoir m (plural drageoirs)

  1. sweet-box, drageoir

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