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effet (plural effets)

  1. Alternative form of eft (a newt)
    • 1858, John George Wood, The common objects of the country, page 51:
      He had been cutting grass in the churchyard, and an effet ran at him, and bit him on the thumb.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for effet”, in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, Springfield, Mass.: G. & C. Merriam, 1913, →OCLC.)



From Old French effect, from Latin effectus.


  • IPA(key): /e.fɛ/
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effet m (plural effets)

  1. effect
  2. (ball sports) spin, bend, curl

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