puits

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French puits (well)

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

puits (plural puits)

  1. (obsolete) A well; a small stream; a fountain; a spring.

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 puits in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French, from Old French puis, from Latin puteus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *paw- (to strike). The t was added back in Middle French to reflect the original Latin spelling.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

puits m (plural puits)

  1. well, shaft

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