Volet

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Volet vol′ā a veil: one of the wings of a triptych picture.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr., 'a shutter'—L. volāre, to fly.

Usage

In literature:

Si volet usus, says Horace.
"Les Misérables Complete in Five Volumes" by Victor Hugo
Qui faxit, clam uxorem, ducat scortum Semper quod volet.
"A History of Pantomime" by R. J. Broadbent
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