- a closely woven fabric made of mohair or worsted, constructed in plain weave, and finished to simulate the coat of a boar.
Origin of sanglier
1350–1400; < Middle French ≪ Late Latin singulāris (porcus) solitary (pig or boar); replacing Middle English singlere < Old French sengler < Latin, as above
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Examples from the Web for sanglier
On the other hand, Pathfinder was a riddle to Captain Sanglier.
"Ma foi, c'est un peu fort, ceci," growled Sanglier between his teeth.
Captain Sanglier here and Arrowhead, this brave Tuscarora, have both informed me that this unfortunate boy is the traitor.
"Captain Sanglier is a brave soldier, and will not gainsay the conduct of an honest sailor," put in Jasper.
Jasper Western spoke French fluently, and the words and manner of Sanglier struck him.