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guichet

/ˈɡiːʃeɪ/
noun
1.
a grating, hatch, or small opening in a wall, esp a ticket-office window
Word Origin
C19: from French
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  • The guns whirled across the bridge, and dashed into the Carrousel, on a gallop, by the guichet of the Louvre.

    A Residence in France J. Fenimore Cooper
  • It came as he took the tickets at the guichet; and it was not of his doing, but of hers.

    The Tower of Oblivion Oliver Onions
  • Though Armand was nearly an hour before the appointed time, he saw when he arrived a number of people standing round the guichet.

    El Dorado Baroness Orczy
  • Lassie cried delightedly; "a regular Tourangean porte with a guichet!"

    In a Mysterious Way Anne Warner
  • Then he shrugged in resignation, and trotted over to the guichet.

    Alias The Lone Wolf Louis Joseph Vance
  • But guichet again looked at the drawing, and again shook his head.

    In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • Féliat is standing across the guichet through which Barberine is to speak.

  • "I suspect guichet knows something against this interesting stranger," laughed Flandrin.

    In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • We were bound on an expedition of discovery, and the object of our journey was to find the habitat of guichet the model.

    In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards
  • "Travaux forcés à perpétuité," replied guichet, touching his own shoulder significantly with the thumb of his right hand.

    In the Days of My Youth Amelia Ann Blandford Edwards

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