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merde

[ merd; English maird ]
/ mɛrd; English mɛərd /
French.
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noun

interjection

(used as an expletive to express anger, annoyance, disgust, etc.)

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  • "Ah, merde," muttered Armand, standing with red-dripping bayonet above a pile of bodies.

    Shaman|Robert Shea
  • A curious grimace went over her face—a grimace only to be expressed by the exclamation Merde!

    Aaron's Rod|D. H. Lawrence
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