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bordereau

[ bawr-duh-roh; French bawr-duh-roh ]

noun

, plural bor·de·reaux [bawr-d, uh, -, rohz, baw, r, -d, uh, -, roh].
  1. a detailed memorandum, especially one in which documents are listed.


bordereau

/ bɔrdəro; ˌbɔːdəˈrəʊ /

noun

  1. a memorandum or invoice prepared for a company by an underwriter, containing a list of reinsured risks


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Word History and Origins

Origin of bordereau1

1895–1900; < French, equivalent to bord edge ( border ) + -ereau; -rel

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bordereau1

C20: from French

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Example Sentences

The door of Miss Bordereau's room was open and I could see beyond it the faintness of a taper.

"I can't imagine why she doesn't come down," I added, for Miss Bordereau's benefit.

As soon as Miss Bordereau saw her niece she cried out almost gaily, "He will give three thousand—three thousand tomorrow!"

Miss Bordereau went on, addressing herself to me: "And what time will you come tomorrow with the money?"

It was not for me of course to make the domestics tattle, and I never said a word to Miss Bordereau's cook.

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