ruelle

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See also: Ruelle

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French ruelle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ruelle (plural ruelles)

  1. (archaic) The space between the bed and the wall.
  2. (archaic or historical) A chamber, (especially) as formerly used in France to hold a reception or a literary gathering.
  3. (archaic) A private circle; a coterie.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From rue (road, street) +‎ -elle.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʁɥɛl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɥɛl

Noun[edit]

ruelle f (plural ruelles)

  1. lane/laneway, alley/alleyway
  2. (archaic) ruelle (a space between bed and wall)
  3. (historical) ruelle (a room used to hold literary gatherings)

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