One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Originally and chiefly in France: a type of sour alcoholic drink; especially (in later use) wine made from the second pressing of the marc.
Early 17th century; earliest use found in Richard Surflet (fl. 1600–1616), translator. From Middle French, French piquette from piquer to be piquant + -ette.
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.