flèche

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noun \ˈflāsh, ˈflesh\

Definition of flèche

  1. :  spire; especially :  a slender spire above the intersection of the nave and transepts of a church

Origin and Etymology of flèche

French, literally, arrow, from Old French fleche, of Germanic origin; akin to Middle Dutch vlieke arrow, Old English flēogan to fly


First Known Use: 1848


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