Is gilet a French word?
The word gilet derives from the Spanish jileco or chaleco, but originates from the Turkish word yelek. However other records suggest it comes from the French noun – le gilet – meaning cardigan.
What is a French cruche?
noun. jug [noun] a deep container for liquids, usually with a handle and a shaped lip for pouring. a jug of water. a milk jug.
What is a vest in British terms?
In British English, a vest is a piece of clothing that you wear on the top half of your body underneath a shirt, blouse, or dress in order to keep warm. She wore a woollen vest under her blouse. In American English, a piece of clothing like this is called an undershirt. When it’s cold I always wear an undershirt.
What is the French word for Cardigan?
cardigan; gilet; veste; veston.
What do you mean by pitcher?
1 : a container for holding and pouring liquids that usually has a lip or spout and a handle. 2 : a modified leaf of a pitcher plant in which the hollowed petiole and base of the blade form an elongated receptacle. pitcher.
How do you spell cruche?
cruche [kʀyʃ] N f.
What is the meaning of Veast?
1a : a sleeveless garment for the upper body usually worn over a shirt. b : a protective usually sleeveless garment (such as a life preserver) that extends to the waist. c : an insulated sleeveless waist-length garment often worn under or in place of a coat.
Where does the word gilet originate?
Late 17th century (in the sense ‘man’s waistcoat’): French, ‘waistcoat’, via Italian from Turkish yelek.