An article of clothing and a ray of sunshine: making uncountable nouns countable 2. Definitions Clear explanations of natural written and spoken English. Click on the arrows to change the translation direction.
French Language Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for students, teachers, and linguists wanting to discuss the finer points of the French language. It only takes a minute to sign up. This word is no longer used in modern French, but survived as "puisne" in English, as Frank wrote. The reason why is that captains were often non heirs from Gascogne aristocratic families D'Artagnan and the three musketeers are cadets de Gascogne. Cadet gave the English "caddie".