[ breez-beez ]
/ ˈbrizˌbiz /
a short curtain, often of lace, hung on the lower section of a window.
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Origin of brise-bise
1910–15; <French: literally, (it) breaks (the) wind (brise 3rd singular present of briser to break; bise north wind)
Words nearby brise-bise
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Example sentences from the Web for brise-bise
Behind the silken curtains and brise-bise of Number 14, the “Pampered Pet” had her residence.Betty Trevor|Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey