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Thursday, September 12, 2013

Definitions for bordereau

  1. a detailed memorandum, especially one in which documents are listed.

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Citations for bordereau
At the War Office, Dreyfus was told to take a letter from dictation, "'so phrased as to include some passages'" from the bordereau. Richard Clark Sterne, Dark Mirror, 1994
“We need a photograph of the bordereau,” he said when he met Dubon at his office that evening. Kate Taylor, A Man in Uniform, 2011
Origin of bordereau
1895-1900
Bordereau comes from the French word of the same spelling, which is a diminutive form of the French word for board. It entered English in the late 1800s.
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