douanier


douanier

douanier [dwa-nyey] Examples noun, plural doua·niers [dwa-nyey] /dwaˈnyeɪ/. French.

  1. a customs officer or official.

Examples from the Web for douanier Historical Examples of douanier

  • Nothing doing, and the douanier returns to his fishing off the jettys end.

    Rambles on the Riviera

    Francis Miltoun

  • “Nothing, no gendarme’s helmet, no douanier’s cap,” whispered M. Ulrich.

    The Children of Alsace

    Ren Bazin

  • With a little ingenuity and disingenuousness one might make a douanier of them.

    Since Czanne

    Clive Bell

  • From the latter, at any rate, the douanier needed no freeing.

    Since Czanne

    Clive Bell

  • That is what the great Primitives did, and what the douanier could not do always.

    Since Czanne

    Clive Bell

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