benitier


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benitier

A basin for holy water, usually set at the entrance to a church.
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(3) Mais enfin ces gens seraient plutot des antitheses des grenouilles de benitier qui vouent le cinema aux gemomes.
Au grand plaisir du Notaire, Francois se debattra comme un diable dans un benitier. Soucieux de sauver sa peau, il envoie partout des messages.
In French, grenouille de benitier denotes a pious woman (from her proximity to the holy water in the benitier).