[ es-koh ]
/ ɛsˈkoʊ /
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French name of Scheldt.
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Words nearby Escaut
escapology, escargot, escarole, escarp, escarpment, Escaut, -esce, -escence, -escent, eschalot, eschar
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How to use Escaut in a sentence
He has only seen a fat fry that he has gone from the other side of the Escaut to eat.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
These islands are formed in the mouth of the (Escaut) Scheldt, by the sea, or by the different branches of the Scheldt itself.
He was soon asked about the action of the Escaut, and why it had not been reported.
The latter, after the loss of Lille, wished to defend the Escaut, without any regard to its extent of forty miles.
British Dictionary definitions for Escaut
/ (ɛsko) /
the French name for the Scheldt
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