botte

Related to botte: bottega, boots

botte

(bɔt)
n
(Fencing) fencing a thrust or hit
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Ce poulet va tomber jusqu'au fond de mes bottes," Vassenka, who had recovered his spirits, quoted the French saying as he finished his second chicken.
Thus Flora on one occasion had been reduced to rage and despair, had her most secret feelings lacerated, had obtained a view of the utmost baseness to which common human nature can descend--I won't say e propos de bottes as the French would excellently put it, but literally e propos of some mislaid cheap lace trimmings for a nightgown the romping one was making for herself.
"And you say he came in to make you this confidence like this--for nothing-- a propos des bottes ."
Inspector Mark Botte, in command of the Charnwood Neighbourhood Policing Area, said in the Charnwood monthly newsletter: "It has been a busy period locally, I have been visiting parish councils and understanding local issues which matter to residents.
VINCI Construction, through a joint venture led by Dodin Campenon Bernard and including GTM Ouest and Botte Fondations, both subsidiaries of VINCI Construction France, along with Spie Batignolles TPCI, Spie Fondations and Legendre Genie Civil, has successfully completed tunnelling Line b, the second automated metro line in Rennes, for regional authority Rennes Metropole and transport authority
A titre indicatif, la botte de paille coute aujourd'hui 30 dirhams contre 10 dirhams auparavant.
'I'm here because I have a love of books,' Mr Baillieu said on 29th March at the Toorak Library as he launched Christina's Matilda by Edel Wignell and illustrated by Elizabeth Botte. 'I have a particular love of children's books; I have a particular love of the song, Waltzing Matilda; I have a love of Banjo Paterson and his poetry.'
Ce dernier a repris a un coup franc botte par Tedjar.
It turns out that urine--the world's most abundant waste--could become the "fuel of the future." Ohio University researcher Geradine Botte has developed a catalyst that can extract hydrogen fuel from urine.
When the research team led by professor Gerardine Botte stuck the electrode into a pool of urine, and applied an electrical current, hydrogen gas was released, which was used in fuel cells.
Anatomical descriptions of this nerve in textbooks (Testut & Latarjet, 1945; Moore & Dalley, 2001) as well as in specific researches (Kosinski, 1926; Blair & Botte, 1994; Canovas et al., 1996) indicate the great variability regarding its course in the leg, its distribution in the dorsum of the foot and its communications with other nerves.