[ sang-lee-er ]

  1. a closely woven fabric made of mohair or worsted, constructed in plain weave, and finished to simulate the coat of a boar.

Origin of sanglier

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

Words Nearby sanglier Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use sanglier in a sentence

  • "I will help thee, good fellow," said he to Rouge sanglier, as he looked hopelessly upon the scroll.

    Quentin Durward | Sir Walter Scott
  • 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