Pelote

Some articles on pelote:

La Maison Du Chat-qui-pelote
... La Maison du chat-qui-pelote (At the Sign of the Cat and Racket) is a novel by Honoré de Balzac ... edition, published by Furne in 1842, appeared under the title of La Maison du chat-qui-pelote and was itself corrected indefinitely ...
Dorothy Barnes Pelote Bridge
... The Dorothy Barnes Pelote Bridge is a Savannah viaduct on West Bay Street ... Legislature passed a resolution to designate the viaduct in honor of Dorothy Barnes Pelote, who was a Member of the Georgia State House of Representatives ... Prior to entering politics, Barnes Pelote, who has Black heritage and is African Methodist Episcopalian, was a school teacher ...
Platoon - Etymology
... The word came from pelote meaning a small ball ... "Pelote", but not "peloton", also means a little ball (used for various games) there is no record that peloton may have originally indicated a single musket ball ... Pelote itself originally comes from the low Latin "pilotta" from Latin "pila", meaning "ball", and the French suffix "-on" derives from the Latin suffix "-onus" ...