tête-bêche

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French tête-bêche.

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Adjective[edit]

tête-bêche (not comparable)

  1. (philately) Of a postage stamp, printed upside down relative to the following stamp of the same row or column.

French[edit]

Sardines laid out tête-bêche

Etymology[edit]

From tête + bêche(vet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tête-bêche

  1. (of two people or objects) Laid out in the opposite direction from one another, the feet of one being aligned with the head of the other.

Noun[edit]

tête-bêche m (plural têtes-bêches)

  1. A pair of tête-bêche stamps.

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