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boîte

[bwaht; French bwat] /bwɑt; French bwat/
noun, plural boîtes
[bwahts; French bwat] /bwɑts; French bwat/ (Show IPA)
1.
a nightclub; cabaret.
Origin of boîte
< French: box; Old French boiste < Vulgar Latin *buxita, for Late Latin buxida, formation based on Latin pyxis box (see pyx), stem pyxid-, conflated with buxus box3
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  • You won't pass many inspections without having to send you to the boite.

    Trooper 3809 Lionel Decle
  • The boite ordinaire that grows away there in the plain, is called Gamay.

  • First thing whin they gits howld av a greeny the bhise throis to make him boite that same.

    Two Little Savages Ernest Thompson Seton
  • The other man went on smoking and staring at the boite de surprises as if he were alone.

    In the Wilderness Robert Hichens

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