Definition of 'bricole'
Example sentences containing 'bricole'
What the canny locals had done was to remove the bricole, the stout wooden posts that mark the navigable channels.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
'Just follow the bricole,' we were told.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Bricole, it turned out, are the wooden posts sunk into the lagoon floor to mark the intricate network of navigable channels.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
A collage of baffling signs nailed to the bricole proclaims one-way systems, variable speed limits and width restrictions.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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