portoir

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French, from porter (to carry, to bear).

Noun[edit]

portoir (plural portoirs)

  1. (obsolete) One who, or that which, bears or produces.
    • Holland
      branches [] which were portoirs, and bare[sic] grapes

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for portoir in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

portoir m (oblique plural portoirs, nominative singular portoirs, nominative plural portoir)

  1. stretcher (tool used for carry people or objects)

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (portoir)