hidden; concealed; obscured.
Obsolete. a soldier assigned to a very dangerous mission or position.
Other definitions for Perdu (2 of 2)
Mont [mawn], /mɔ̃/, French name of Monte Perdido.
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How to use perdu in a sentence
Et bien vint que le temps s'estoit ammoder: car autrement c'estoit vn homme perdu.
At such times he was more than likely to stray over to the banks of the perdu.
It would have been hard for Reuben to say just why he found the perdu so attractive.
The perdu was but a stone's throw broad, throughout its entire length.
He resolved that he would buy property near the perdu and settle there.
British Dictionary definitions for perdu (1 of 2)
obsolete (of a soldier) placed on hazardous sentry duty
obsolete (of a soldier) placed in a hazardous ambush
(of a person or thing) hidden or concealed
obsolete a soldier placed on hazardous sentry duty
obsolete a soldier placed in a hazardous ambush
British Dictionary definitions for Perdu (2 of 2)
Mont Perdu the French name for (Monte) Perdido
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