coulisse


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coulisse \Cou*lisse"\ (k[=oo]*l[=e]s"), n.
   1. A fluting in a sword blade.
      [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   2. The outside stock exchange, or "curb market," of Paris.
      [French Use]
      [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Coulisse \Cou*lisse"\ (k[oo^]*l[i^]s"; F. k[=oo]`l[-e]s"), n.
   [F., fr. couler to flow, glide.]
   1. A piece of timber having a groove in which something
      glides.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the
      space included between the side scenes.
      [1913 Webster]
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