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freight train a railroad train made up of freight cars.
French of, pertaining to, or characteristic of France or its people, culture, language, or the like. [4 definitions]
French Academy an association of forty scholars and writers devoted to maintaining the purity of the French language and establishing rules of usage.
French and Indian War a war between France and England fought in North America from 1754 to 1760, which was part of the Seven Years' War.
French bread a long, slender loaf of yeast bread made with white flour and having a crisp crust.
French Canadian a Canadian of French descent. [2 definitions]
French chalk a soft white compressed talc, used to remove grease spots from clothing and linens or to make tailor's marks on unsewn fabric.
French Community a political alliance, formed in 1958 and revised in 1962, comprising France, its protectorates, and six African nations that were formerly French possessions.
French cuff a wide cuff on the sleeve of a shirt or blouse that is folded back and fastened with a cuff link.
French curve a flat drafting template used for drawing a variety of curved lines.
French door one of a pair of doors with glass panes from top to bottom and hinged on opposite sides of a doorway so that they open out from the center.
French dressing in the United States, a bright orange, creamy salad dressing that is made commercially. [2 definitions]
French fries (often l.c.) potatoes cut into lengthwise strips and fried in deep oil or fat.
French-fry (often l.c.) to fry (potatoes, onion rings, or the like) in deep oil or fat until crisp.
French Guiana an overseas department of France on the Atlantic coast of South America between Suriname and Brazil.
French horn a brass wind instrument that consists of a long coiled tube with a funnel-shaped mouthpiece, three valves, and a flaring bell at the end.
Frenchify (informal) to cause to become like the French, esp. in manners, customs, character, or dress.
French kiss a kiss in which the partners' tongues enter each other's mouths; soul kiss.
French leave an unannounced or unauthorized departure, often abrupt or unceremonious.
Frenchman a man who was born in or is a citizen of France.
French Revolution the revolution in France that began in 1789 with the people's overthrow of the monarchy, continued with the establishment of a republic, and ended in 1799 with Napoleon's rise to power.