blocage

noun
blo·cage | \ blōˈkäzh , -äj \
plural -s

Definition of blocage 

: rough cheap masonry usually with a facing built up of irregular usually small stones laid in mortar

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for blocage

French, from bloc block + -age

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about blocage

Dictionary Entries near blocage

blobby

Blobel

bloc

blocage

Bloch

Bloch wall

block

Statistics for blocage

Look-up Popularity

Comments on blocage

What made you want to look up blocage? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to make amends

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!