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BRICOLE (a French word of unknown ori...

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Originally appearing in Volume V04, Page 528 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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BRICOLE (a French word of unknown origin), a military engine for casting heavy stones; also a term in tennis for a side-stroke rebounding off the wall of the court, corrupted into " brick-wall " from a supposed reference to the wall, and in billiards for a stroke off the cushion to make a cannon or hazard.
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