Definition of Fleuret

1. a fencing foil [n -S]



Lexicographical Neighbors of Fleuret

flesinoxan
fletch
fletched
fletcherite
fletchers
fletches
fletching
fletchings
fletiferous
fletton
flettons
fleur-de-lis
fleur-de-lys
fleur-de-lysed
fleur de sel
fleuret (current term)
fleurets
fleuron
fleurons
fleurs
fleurs-de-lis
fleurs de sel
fleury
flew
flew the coop
flew the nest
flewed
flews
flex
flex one's muscles

Literary usage of Fleuret

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Illustrated Technical Dictionary in Six Languages, English, German, French by Kurt Deinhardt, Alfred Schlomann (1909)
"... (m) cross-mouthed chisel or drill fleuret (m) à double tranchant en croix ou ... jumper, gad, picker fleuret (m) court ou pour le commencement du forage ..."

2. Who's Hungry? and How Do We Know?: Food Shortage, Poverty, and Deprivation by Laurie Fields DeRose, Ellen Messer, Sara Millman (1998)
"They lead to irregular intakes because of irregular income (fleuret and fleuret 1980: Kaiser and Dewey 1991: Trenchard 1987; von Braun et al. 1994). 11. ..."

3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1842)
"The first of these holes, of equal diameter throughout, had been bored with a fleuret of 3^ inches in diameter ; the large hole, on the contrary, ..."

4. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1842)
"The first of these holes, of equal diameter throughout, had been bored with a fleuret of 3£ inches in diameter ; the large hole, on the contrary, ..."

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