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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A dungeon with the only entrance or exit being a trap door in the ceiling.

Usage examples (33)
  • In French this sort of prison is called an oubliette.
  • Strenuously jamming their alleged principles into an oubliette is an exercise that apparently causes blindness, as well.
  • "The oubliette is a dirty place, and fuligin doesn't show bloodstains."
  • First off, full marks for you for sneaking in the word "oubliette" into the conversation. for more
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