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sanglier

[sang-lee-er]
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noun
  1. a closely woven fabric made of mohair or worsted, constructed in plain weave, and finished to simulate the coat of a boar.
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Origin of sanglier

1350–1400; < Middle FrenchLate Latin singulāris (porcus) solitary (pig or boar); replacing Middle English singlere < Old French sengler < Latin, as above
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Historical Examples

  • On the other hand, Pathfinder was a riddle to Captain Sanglier.

    The Pathfinder

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • Captain Sanglier here and Arrowhead, this brave Tuscarora, have both informed me that this unfortunate boy is the traitor.

    The Pathfinder

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • "Captain Sanglier is a brave soldier, and will not gainsay the conduct of an honest sailor," put in Jasper.

    The Pathfinder

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • "Ma foi, c'est un peu fort, ceci," growled Sanglier between his teeth.

    The Pathfinder

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • Jasper Western spoke French fluently, and the words and manner of Sanglier struck him.

    The Pathfinder

    James Fenimore Cooper