- French name of Scheldt.
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He was soon asked about the action of the Escaut, and why it had not been reported.
He has only seen a fat fry that he has gone from the other side of the Escaut to eat.Charles Baudelaire, His Life
These islands are formed in the mouth of the (Escaut) Scheldt, by the sea, or by the different branches of the Scheldt itself.
The latter, after the loss of Lille, wished to defend the Escaut, without any regard to its extent of forty miles.
- the French name for the Scheldt
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