fres·​cade | \ fresˈkād, -äd \
plural -s

Definition of frescade

: a cool walk : shady place where each frescade rings with melodious booing— W. H. Auden

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History and Etymology for frescade

obsolete French, from Middle French, probably from (assumed) Old Provençal frescada cool of the evening, cool drink (whence Provençal frescado), from Old Provençal fresc fresh, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German frisc fresh

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“Frescade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Aug. 2020.

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