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Google Translation:
(Vieux) Bougie allumée pour indiquer le temps durant une mise aux enchères publiques

vieux
     1. adj. old
     2. n-m. old person
vieux gentilhomme de grande tournure
le vieux rat d'église lui répondit
bougie
     1. n. candle
     2. n. spark plug
     bougier
allumée
     1. adj. feminine singular of allumé
la lampe fut allumée
     allumé
          1. adj. (of a light source) lit, on, lit up
          2. adj. (of a heat source) lit, on, on fire
          3. adj. (of a person) drunk
          4. adj. (of a person) congested
          5. v. past participle of allumer
pour
     1. prep. for (when followed by a noun or pronoun)
           J'ai un cadeau pour toi. - I've got a gift for you.
     2. prep. to (when followed by a verb at the infinitive)
           Je veux chanter pour te faire revenir. - I want to sing to make you come back.
humide pour le baiser
il prenait un air triste pour soupirer
indiquer
     1. v. to connote (to signify beyond principal meaning)
     2. v. to show, indicate
     3. v. to prescribe
     4. v. to point to, to point out
pour indiquer qu'un lièvre en pâté gît au-dessous
le
     1. art. The (definite article).
           Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
           Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
     2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     4. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     6. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
           Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too (he is it too, i.e., he is small too).
le comte
monsieur le comte
temps
     1. n-m. time (in general)
           je n'ai pas le temps de faire ça - I haven't got (the) time to do that
           il faut encore du temps - I need more time
     2. n-m. weather
           le temps n'est pas bon ici - the weather is no good here
           quel temps fait-il ? - how's the weather?
     3. n-m. (, grammar) tense
           un temps composé - a compound tense
           un temps simple - a simple tense
           changez le temps du verbe - change the tense of the verb
de temps en temps
de temps en temps
durant
     1. prep. during, while
     2. v. present participle of durer
     durer
          1. v. to last (for)
                Un match de football dure 90 minutes.
                  A football match lasts 90 minutes.
une
     1. num. feminine singular of un
     2. art. a / an (feminine indefinite article)
     3. n. front page (of a publication)
une sorte de table
comme une odeur répandue
mise
     1. v. feminine singular past participle of mettre
     2. n. placement; (act of) putting
     3. n. appearance; dress
     4. v. second-person singular present imperative of miser
     5. n. bet; wager, ante
     miser
          1. v. (gambling) to bet (place a bet)
aux
     1. contraction. Contraction of à + les (to the)
imprimait aux lèvres
aux meilleures places
     à
          1. Letter. A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration.
          2. prep. to (destination)
                Je vais à Paris. - I am going to Paris.
                aller au bout - go to the end / go all the way
          3. prep. to (until)
                Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
          4. prep. on the, to (some directions)
                tournez à gauche ! - turn to the left!
                tournez à droite ! - turn to the right!
                Le vent vire au nord. - The wind turns north.
                L'école est à gauche. - The school is on the left.
          5. prep. at (said of a particular time)
                Je pars à cinq heures - I am leaving at five.
                à dix heures et quart - at quarter past ten
          6. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
                à la maison - at home
                à l'hôtel - at the hotel
                au bar - in the bar
                au bois - in the woods
                J'habite à trois kilomètres d'ici. - I live three kilometers from here.
          7. prep. of (belonging to)
                C'est un ami à moi. - This is a friend of mine.
                Cette voiture est à John. - This is John's car.
                le chien à Marie - Mary's dog nonstandard
          8. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
                Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
                à plus tard - see you later
          9. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
                Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
          10. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
                moulin à poivre - pepper mill
                sac à dos - backpack
                boite à musique - music box
          11. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
                Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire. - There are many things to do.
                Il reste deux tâches à finir. - There are two things left to finish.
                Il y a de la bière à boire. - There's some beer to drink.
                l'équipe à battre - the team to beat
          12. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
                un animal à quatre pattes - a four-legged animal
                une femme au visage pâle - a pale-faced woman
                un homme à longue barbe - a long-bearded man OR a man with a long beard
                une chemise à manches courtes - a short-sleeved shirt
                une maison aux murs de brique - a brick-walled house / a house with brick walls
          13. prep. by
                peu à peu - bit by bit
                minute à minute - minute by minute
                jour à jour - day by day
          14. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
                six à sept personnes - six or seven people
                vingt à trente ans - twenty/thirty years
                tous les cinq à six ans - every five or six years
          15. prep. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.
                mettre le feu à - to set fire to
                clouer le bec à - to shut (someone) up
                donner la chasse à - to give chase to
          16. prep. , passage=Bien que la faim et le dénûment nous tourmentassent quelquefois, et même à peu près toujours, rien ne nous causait autant de tourment que d’être témoins des cruautés inouïes que mon maître e
          17. prep. , translation=Even though hunger and destitution tormented us sometimes, and even almost always, nothing caused us as much torment as being witnesses to the unheard-of cruelties that my master exercis
          18. prep. , chapter=XL
     les
          1. art. plural of le: the
          2. art. plural of la: the
          3. pron. plural of le: them
          4. pron. plural of la: them
enchères
     1. n. plural of enchère
     2. n. an auction (always plural - enchères - when used in this sense in French. shortened from vente aux enchères)
     enchère
          1. n. bid (in a sale, an auction or in the card game bridge)
publiques
     1. adj. feminine plural of public
elle emplissait les demeures et les places publiques
     public
          1. adj. public
          2. n. public (people in general)
          3. n. audience
                Il devait plaire à son public.
                  He had to please his audience
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