- a final, intensive effort to finish a project, especially an architectural design project, before a deadline.
Origin of charrette
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Examples from the Web for charrette
Yet, so far as the Charrette goes, this is scarcely to be laid to his blame.
Our baggage was piled upon the charrette, at last, to be taken to the boat.Pencillings by the Way
N. Parker Willis
I suggested that they must have gone on in the omnibus or taken a charrette, and so have passed us unperceived.In the Days of My Youth
Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
The Charrette opens at Carlion, which it, however, apparently confuses with Camelot.
In the foreground is a deep sandy road with the charrette labouring through it.A Wanderer in Paris
E. V. Lucas