boutonné

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boutonné

(ˌbuːtɒˈneɪ)
adj
reserved or reticent
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In eastern Canada, Harold and Dorothy Burnham encountered both imported Bolton counterpanes and locally woven weft-loop bedcovers, called boutonne. (51) They had little difficulty distinguishing between the two, as the local products always comprised two or three panels and were often woven from locally available linen rather than imported cotton.
At the local level teachers may view their teaching as inquiry-based, yet students do not believe their role as a student and the teacher's role have changed (Roth, Boutonne, McRobbie, & Lucas, 1999).
At the manuscript level, Flaubert has Leon console his frustration by stealing from Emma a yellow glove that he takes to his bed: "Alors Leon cligna les yeux, il l'entrevit au poignet d'Emma, boutonne, tendu, agissant coquettement en mille fonctions indeterminees.
Les beaux poemes qui chantaient la beaute de la Lune se brisent sur les images reelles capturees de ce sol boutonne plein de trous et d'ornieres".
Michel "rewrites" a number of approved texts, but gives up in rage when assigned a scenario entitled "Boutonne doric ton pantalon." He is out of a job again; and although he and Lucy have fallen deeply in love, her father warns him that marriage is out of the question until he can earn a living.