Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of flageolet, or an organ-stop imitating a flageolet.

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Examples

  • I believe the full original French name of the flick is "Micmacs à tire-larigot," but I'll take it in any form I can get it, especially since the plot sounds exactly like something that sprang from Jeunet's rather active imagination.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • First is one of eight teasers in French, malheuresement for Jean Pierre Jeunet's next crazy flick, "Micmacs à tire-larigot."

    Archive 2009-07-01

  • Micmacs, aka Micmacs à tire-larigot in French, is both written and directed by beloved French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet, of Things I Like,

    FirstShowing.net

  • Sony Pictures Classics debuted earlier this week the official US trailer (via Yahoo) for Jeunet's new film Micmacs, or Micmacs à tire-larigot in French.

    FirstShowing.net

  • Micmacs (Micmacs a tire-larigot) (AMC 25/Times Sq.) 05/31/10 Sex and the City 2 06

    Home Theater Forum

  • (That's short for Micmacs a tire-larigot, which could be translated as "lots of trickery.")

    NPR Topics: News

  • French crime comedy "Micmacs a tire-larigot" opened at No. 6 internationally, grossing $5.9 million from 673 runs in three territories.

    Variety.com

  • Micmacs, aka Micmacs à tire-larigot in French, is both written and directed by beloved French filmmaker Jean-Pierre Jeunet, of Things I Like, Things I Don't Like, Delicatessen, The City of Lost Children, Alien: Resurrection, Amélie, and A Very Long Engagement previously.

    Watch This: Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Micmacs UK Trailer Premiere « FirstShowing.net

  • I'm really hoping Jeunet's "Micmacs à tire-larigot," as best as I can tell a goofy tale about a group of misfits who band together to take on a weapons manufacturer, is somehow playing at the end of the year when I make it to New York City, because when he's on top of his game - as with "Amelie" - Jeunet just makes movies that look like nothing else you can find in theaters, and you really can't say that about very many directors.

    Archive 2009-11-01

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  • tertian, which see

    January 11, 2013

  • Seems like this one's definition is begging for a which see.

    June 3, 2011