mâtin

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See also: matin and matîn

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French mastin, from Vulgar Latin *mansuetīnus(tamed (animal)), from Classical Latin mansuetus(tamed). Cognate to English mastiff.

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Noun[edit]

mâtin m (plural mâtins)

  1. guard dog, watchdog, hound; mastiff
  2. (colloquial) sly old dog, cunning devil

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mâtin

  1. (archaic) Good Lord!, I say!

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