forçat

noun
for·çat | \ fȯrsȧ \
plural -s

Definition of forçat 

: a convict in France condemned to imprisonment with hard labor or formerly to the galleys

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History and Etymology for forçat

French, from Italian forzato, from past participle of forzare to force, from (assumed) Vulgar Latin fortiare

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