fredaine

fredaine

(frəden)
n
a prank; a practical joke
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He had won money of the most august personages of the realm: he had won his marquisate, it was said, at the gaming-table; but he did not like an allusion to those bygone fredaines.
Il ne la brandira pas en reponse a la premiere brise ni apres la moindre fredaine.
Conversation about Jean and his fredaines (French for pranks).