It feels like summer has finally arrived and I couldn’t be happier about it. There is nothing I enjoy more than sitting outside a café, reading, writing, eating… Ah, June, you are a lovely month.
Anyway, here is a selection of (not-so-summery) dictionary-checks from the last week or so. Hope they’re useful to someone out there!
Barcasse nf – boat
Salutiste nm nf – Salvationist
Trogne nf – face, mug (informal)
Sanguinolent adj – bloody, bloodstained, oozing blood
Fondrière nf – rut, pothole
Jaser v – to chatter, prattle, chat away (person), to twitter (bird), to babble, to sing (brook/stream)
Pèlerine nf – cape
Remmailler v – to darn, mend
Rammailleuse nf – darner
Scarlatine nf – scarlet fever