Word of the Week: jalousie (JĂL-ǝ-sē)


Word of the Week: jalousie (JĂL-ǝ-sē) Definition (Noun) A blind or shutter made with slats which slope upwards from without, so as to exclude sun and rain, and admit air and some light. In Context “There are times lately when she has begun to feel like a ghost herself, when the bamboo creaking in the wind and the moths hitting the jalousies sound more real than her own footsteps.” Margaret Cezair-Thompson, The Pirate’s Daughter, 2007.