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Examples

  • BTW, when I click on the second photo of the wagon, I get the “rideaux brise-bise” picture instead ...

    la routine - French Word-A-Day

  • BTW, when I click on the second photo of the wagon, I get the “rideaux brise-bise” picture instead...

    la routine - French Word-A-Day

  • To-day new silk _brise-bise_ appeared on the second floor, and a glimpse of a branching palm.

    Big Game A Story for Girls

  • The Pet's bedroom was on the third storey of the house, and as its windows faced the gardens of the Square, she had a fancy for leaving them undraped, except for the narrow _brise-bise_ over the lower panes.

    Betty Trevor

  • Behind the silken curtains and _brise-bise_ of Number 14, the "Pampered

    Betty Trevor

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  • A short curtain stretched across the lower part of a window. You knew there was a name for that little curtain, didn't you? I'm surprised it hasn't been listed on Wordie until now.

    November 3, 2009