About The Word Passe-partout

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Passe-partout

Passe-partout Meaning & Definition
Passe-partout Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Passe-partout?

[n] a mounting for a picture using gummed tape
[n] key that secures entrance everywhere

Synonyms | Synonyms for Passe-partout: master | master key | passkey

Related Terms | Find terms related to Passe-partout:

See Also | key | latchkey | mounting | skeleton key

Passe-partout In Webster's Dictionary

\Passe" par`tout"\, n. [F., from passer to pass + partout everywhere.] 1. That by which one can pass anywhere; a safe-conduct. [Obs.] --Dryden. 2. A master key; a latchkey. 3. A light picture frame or mat of cardboard, wood, or the like, usually put between the picture and the glass, and sometimes serving for several pictures.

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