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douanier

[dwa-nyey]
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noun, plural doua·niers [dwa-nyey] /dwaˈnyeɪ/. French.
  1. a customs officer or official.
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  • Nothing doing, and the douanier returns to his fishing off the jettys end.

    Rambles on the Riviera

    Francis Miltoun

  • "Nothing, no gendarme's helmet, no douanier's cap," whispered M. Ulrich.

  • With a little ingenuity and disingenuousness one might make a douanier of them.

    Since Czanne

    Clive Bell

  • From the latter, at any rate, the douanier needed no freeing.

    Since Czanne

    Clive Bell

  • That is what the great Primitives did, and what the douanier could not do always.

    Since Czanne

    Clive Bell