brise–bise

noun \ˈbrēzˌbēz\

Definition of brise–bise

  1. :  a half curtain for the lower part of a window brise-bise curtains in the kitchen

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Origin and Etymology of brise–bise

French, literally, windbreaker, from briser to break + bise north wind — more at bise


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