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French translation of 'ledge'

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[ˈlɛdʒ ]
1.  [of window] rebord m
2.  [of mountain] saillie fcorniche f

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Example Sentences Including 'ledge'

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The Puritans were teetering along a narrow rock ledge and they wrapped their suggestions in swathes of submissive cotton wool.
Adam Nicolson GOD'S SECRETARIES: The Making of the King James Bible (2003)
Rhodry made himself sit on the window ledge and turn to look out and down.
Kerr, Katharine A Time of War (1993)
As we came in to land in the dark wastes of the desert the rear wheels of our Chinook became caught on a ledge of rock.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Forget the lonely pot, perched sadly on a window ledge.
Times, Sunday Times (2014)
I've still got them on the window ledge in my office.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
She likes to sit in the sun on my window ledge and listen while I play.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We were standing on a rock ledge on the east face of Mount Harriet looking down towards the town.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
A COUPLE stranded on a cliff ledge were rescued after sending a selfie.
The Sun (2016)
A WALKER got stuck on a cliff ledge when he tried to rescue his dog.
The Sun (2015)
A seagull that was trapped for six days on a window ledge on the fifth floor of a building in Liverpool has been rescued by firefighters.
Times, Sunday Times (2006)
Can I jump off this window ledge into the bath?
Times, Sunday Times (2010)
FIVE schoolboys rescued a walker and his pet dog from a narrow ledge on a cliff by pulling them up on abseiling ropes.
The Sun (2008)
Imagine clinging with your fingertips to a rock ledge no wider than a five pence piece.
Times, Sunday Times (2015)
In the knees-up video a window ledge is covered with biscuits, crisps and drink bottles.
The Sun (2015)
One theory was that the pair had tumbled from a ledge down a cliff face partially covered with trees and brambles.
Times, Sunday Times (2009)
She had been stuck there for 45 minutes and the cliff ledge had actually gave way so she was hanging by her arms off tufts of grass.
Times, Sunday Times (2008)
This means you can't drive with your arm resting on the window ledge.
Times, Sunday Times (2012)
When an eagle is about to die, it leaves the nest and goes to a great rock or a ledge.
Christianity Today (2000)
A projecting rock ledge provides shelter from the rain.
Richard Fortey THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)
He'd balance on his window ledge and leap out into the garden.
Alexander Masters STUART: A Life Backwards (2005)
The solution to the task, incidentally, is to use some drawing pins to fix the drawing pin box to the wall as a ledge for the candle.
Claudia Hammond EMOTIONAL ROLLERCOASTER: A Journey Through the Science of Feelings (2005)

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'ledge' in Other Languages

British English: ledge NOUN
cliff A ledge is a piece of rock on the side of a cliff or mountain, which is in the shape of a narrow shelf.
...like a wounded bird seeking refuge on a mountain ledge.
  • American English: ledge
  • Brazilian Portuguese: peitoril
  • Chinese: 岩脊
  • European Spanish: saliente
  • French: corniche
  • German: Felsvorsprung
  • Italian: cornice
  • Japanese: 岩棚
  • Korean: 바위턱
  • European Portuguese: peitoril
  • Spanish: saliente
British English: ledge NOUN
window A ledge is a narrow shelf along the bottom edge of a window.
She had climbed onto the ledge outside his window.

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