masure

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *mansūra, from Late Latin mansura.

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masure f (plural masures)

  1. dilapidated house, hovel
  2. (Cauchois dialect, now rare) farmhouse, rural estate
    • 1882, Guy de Maupassant, ‘Un Réveillon’, Gil Blas, 5 January:
      Ils habitaient un lamentable masure, à l'entrée du hameau sur la droite.
  3. (Cauchois dialect) orchard

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