Dictionary > Passe partout

Passe partout

passe partout
1. That by which one can pass anywhere; a safe-conduct.
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.
Origin: F, from passer to pass – partout everywhere.


You will also like...