Dictionary addenda

December 12th, 2010

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Dictionary addenda

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soûffl’ye = breath

A suitably seasonal addendum – the source is La Chronique de Jersey 25/12/1912: lé Jour dé Noué! This is one of those words that people know and use, but for lexicographical purposes it’s been very difficult to track down a literary attestation. Now we’ve found one – and since it’s in a Christmas article, we can consider it a present for the dictionary!