pioche

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See also: Pioche and pioché

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pic +‎ -oche.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pjɔʃ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔʃ

Noun[edit]

pioche f (plural pioches)

  1. pickaxe
  2. (card games) stock (stack of undealt cards made available to the players)
  3. (informal, by extension) chance, luck
    mauvaise piocheshort straw

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