lettre de cachet
noun, plural let·tres de ca·chet [le-truh duh ka-she] /lɛ trə də kaˈʃɛ/. French.
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Example sentences from the Web for lettre de cachet
Sabatier swore that he would write to the Court for a sealed order (lettre-de-cachet) to shut up the Jacobin.La Sorcire: The Witch of the Middle Ages|Jules Michelet
By virtue of this lettre-de-cachet; you see, madame, signed by the minister of police.
Nevertheless Brienne endures it, launches no Lettre-de-Cachet against it.The French Revolution|Thomas Carlyle