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guichet

/ˈɡiːʃeɪ/
noun
1.
a grating, hatch, or small opening in a wall, esp a ticket-office window
Word Origin
C19: from French
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  • It came as he took the tickets at the guichet; and it was not of his doing, but of hers.

    The Tower of Oblivion Oliver Onions
  • Lassie cried delightedly; "a regular Tourangean porte with a guichet!"

    In a Mysterious Way Anne Warner
  • guichet, having just lighted his cigar, forgot to put it to his lips.

    In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • But guichet again looked at the drawing, and again shook his head.

    In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • Then he shrugged in resignation, and trotted over to the guichet.

    Alias The Lone Wolf Louis Joseph Vance
  • The guns whirled across the bridge, and dashed into the Carrousel, on a gallop, by the guichet of the Louvre.

    A Residence in France J. Fenimore Cooper
  • "I suspect guichet knows something against this interesting stranger," laughed Flandrin.

    In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • We were bound on an expedition of discovery, and the object of our journey was to find the habitat of guichet the model.

    In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • "Travaux forcés à perpétuité," replied guichet, touching his own shoulder significantly with the thumb of his right hand.

    In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • "Or by stripping his shirt off his back, and showing the brand on his left shoulder," said guichet.

    In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards

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