a large cask for maturing, storing, and transporting wine.
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How to use foudre in a sentence
He had done the same thing a hundred times before; but this, he told himself, was the coup de foudre—the thunderbolt.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol | William J. Locke
If you meet with any superlatively good, and not else, pray send over a 'foudre' of it, and write to him.The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son | The Earl of Chesterfield
The small shot went whistling through La foudre's shrouds with some slight damage to her canvas.Captain Blood | Rafael Sabatini
La foudre under cover of the darkness had struck away to The northeast with every rag of canvas on her yards.Captain Blood | Rafael Sabatini
It was le coup de foudre of a French writer on the affections—M. Stendhal.In the Wrong Paradise | Andrew Lang