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the slings made.

Original French:  les fondes faictes.

Modern French:  les fondes faictes.


fonde

A sling, to cast stones with.

Randle Cotgrave [–1634?]
A Dictionarie of the French and English Tongue
London: Adam Islip, 1611
PBM

fondes

Frondes. Cf. Prol., n. 70.

François Rabelais [ca. 1483 – ca. 1553]
Oeuvres. Tome Cinquieme: Tiers Livre
Abel Lefranc, editor
Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1931
Archive.org

Fondes faictes

Did this occur during Brutus’ campaign in Spain?

Sven Jissom
The Parallel Lives
ca. 1947
Payroll Jelly

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Posted 10 February 2013. Modified 6 January 2015.

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