Origin of goujon
1880–85, Americanism; < Louisiana French, French: gudgeon1
- Jean [zhahn] /ʒɑ̃/, c1510–c1568, French sculptor.
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Examples from the Web for goujon
Goujon and Laugier attempted to hold it, but with as little success.
Lescot's and Goujon's beautiful faade (p. 173) is now before us.The Story of Paris
Compared with Goujon's "Fountain of the Innocents" their motive is not decorative at all.French Art
W. C. Brownell
I shall get hold of Goujon; that's simple and direct enough for me.
What reason would he have for doing this if it had been Goujon that had attacked him?
- a small strip of fish or chicken, coated in breadcrumbs and deep-fried
French, literally: gudgeon
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