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1) pis aller. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...The final recourse or expedient; the last resort. French : pis, worse + aller, to go....

2) Pis-aller (French). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...of a better; a dernier ressort; better than nothing. 1 "She contented herself with a pis-aller, and gave her hand in six months to the son of the baronet s steward."-Sir...

3) Rouen. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Aller a Rouen. To go to ruin. The French are full of these puns, and our merry forefathers indulged in them also. 1 (1) Il a fait son cours a Asnieres. He knows nothing;...

4) 115. Villanelle. Lucas, St. John, comp. Jean Passerat. 1920. The Oxford Book of French Verse
...J AI perdu ma tourterelle; Est-ce point celle que j oy? Je veux aller après elle. Tu regrettes ta femelle, Hélas! aussi fais-je moy. 5 J ai perdu ma tourterelle....

5) 681. Inaction. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...passiveness, abstinence from action; watchful waiting; noninterference; Fabian -, laisser-aller [F.] -, laisser-faire [F.] -, conservative- policy; neglect [See Neglect]....

6) allergen. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A substance, such as pollen, that causes an allergy. German Allergen : Aller(gie), allergy; see allergy + -gen, -gen (from French -gene; see -gen).aller·genic (-jenik)...

7) Let Drive (To). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...To attack; to fall foul of. A Gallicism. "Se laisser aller a "-i.e. to go without restraint. 1 "Thou knowest my old ward; here I [Falstaff] lay, and thus I bore my...

8) Yellow-boy (A). Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...A bankrupt. The French call a bankrupt Safranier, and Aller au safran means to be made a bankrupt. The allusion is to the ancient custom of painting the house of...

9) Celle. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Celle, (tsel´) (KEY) , city (1994 pop. 73,670), Lower Saxony, N Germany, on the Aller River. Its manufactures include food products, electronic components, chemicals,...

10) Afraid. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...fall should keep out of the wood. This is a French proverb: "Qui a peur de feuilles, ne doit aller au bois." Our corresponding English proverb is, "He who fears scars...

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