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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MAILLOT

Jeanne and Serge met every day at the little house in the Avenue Maillot.

Dudouis wished him to come at once to 102 Boulevard Maillot.

It is one your father had, and was quite good enough for me, until I took Maillot.

They might be there, yet it would take an hour to go to Maillot's and return.

He died at the castle of Maillot near Rouen on the 28th of October 1592.

The two carriages went as far as the toile turnpike by way of the Maillot gate.

At ten minutes past seven they arrived in front of the Maillot gate.

When they met again, it was at the entrance to the Bois de Boulogne near the Maillot gate.

Captain Maillot, order the artillery to concentrate their fire upon the village, and to advance by batteries.

Across this they poured in wild confusion and made no halt until they had passed the Fort Maillot.

WORD ORIGIN

"tight-fitting one-piece swimsuit," 1928, from French maillot "swaddling clothes," from Old French mailloel (13c.), probably an alteration of maille "mesh" (see mail (n.2)). Borrowed earlier by English in the sense of "tights" (1888).

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sweater

nounknitted jacket or jersey
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