Word of the Week: Pied-À-Terre

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

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

PRONOUNCED
PEE-eh-dah-TAIR

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My Most Recent Encounter With This Word

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