machinne

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin machina (a machine, engine, contrivance, device, stratagem, trick), from Ancient Greek μαχανά (makhaná).

Noun[edit]

machinne f (plural machinnes)

  1. (Jersey) machine
    • 2013 March 1, Geraint Jennings, “Mar martello”, in The Town Crier[1], page 20:
      Dans les clios étout nou vait des tracteurs et des machinnes tandi qu'lé travas du fèrmyi r'prend san rhythme coumme tréjous.
      In the fields tractors and machines can be seen too as farm work picks up again as always.