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  1. Sarrasine(noun)

    a portcullis, or herse

  2. Origin: [F. sarrasine, LL. saracina. See Saracen.]

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  1. Sarrasine

    Sarrasine is a novella written by Honoré de Balzac. It was published in 1830, and is part of his Comédie Humaine.


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