bouchon

noun

bou·​chon
(ˈ)bü¦shän,
-shōⁿ
plural -s
1
: a bushing pressed into a bridge or plate of a timepiece
2
: the plug and fuze assembly of a grenade

Word History

Etymology

French, bouchon, cork, sheaf, from Middle French, cork, sheaf, from bouche bunch, sheaf

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“Bouchon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bouchon. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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