Thursday, September 12, 2013
bordereau noun [bawr-duh-ROH; Fr. bawr-duh-ROH] a detailed memorandum, especially one in which documents are listed.
Definitions for bordereau
- a detailed memorandum, especially one in which documents are listed.
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Citations for bordereau
At the War Office, Dreyfus was told to take a letter from dictation, "'so phrased as to include some passages'" from the bordereau.
“We need a photograph of the bordereau,” he said when he met Dubon at his office that evening.
Origin of bordereau
Bordereau comes from the French word of the same spelling, which is a diminutive form of the French word for board. It entered English in the late 1800s.