the slings made

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the slings made.

Original French:  les fondes faictes.

Modern French:  les fondes faictes.



Notes

fonde

A sling, to cast stones with.

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

fondes

Frondes. Cf. Prol., n. 70.

Rabelais, François (1483?–1553), Oeuvres. Édition critique. Tome Cinquieme: Tiers Livre. Abel Lefranc (1863-1952), editor. Paris: Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1931. p. 367. Internet Archive

Fondes faictes

Did this occur during Brutus’ campaign in Spain?

Jissom, Sven, The Parallel Lives. Payroll Jelly

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Posted 10 February 2013. Modified 13 April 2020.

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