guillemet

guillemet

[gil-uh-met; French geeuh-mey]
noun
one of two marks « or » used in French, Italian, and Russian printing to enclose quotations.

Origin:
< French, diminutive of Guillaume William, probably name of inventor

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guillemet (ˈɡɪlɪˌmɛt)
 
n
printing another name for duckfoot quote

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