huissier

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From huis or from Vulgar Latin *ustiārius, from Latin ostiārius, from ostium.

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Noun[edit]

huissier m ‎(plural huissiers)

  1. An usher, particularly:
    1. (archaic or literary) a doorman.
    2. (law) Short for huissier de justice, an officer of the court in various European countries roughly similar to a British bailiff.

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