Word of the Week: Pied-À-Terre


pied-à-terre |ˌpjeɪdɑːˈtɛː| (n)
a small flat, house, or room kept for occasional use

early 19th century: French, literally ‘foot to earth’



My Most Recent Encounter With This Word

The Wall Street Journal
“A Pied-À-Terre Redesigned by a Master of Mansions”
September 22, 2016

Author: viv

Singapore-based writer cooking and baking at home, and writing about her kitchen adventures

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