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blanquette

[blahng-ket, blahn-] /blɑŋˈkɛt, blɑ̃-/
noun
1.
a ragout of lamb, veal, or chicken, prepared in a velouté sauce, usually garnished with croutons or small onions and mushrooms.
Origin of blanquette
1740-1750
1740-50; < French; see blank, -ette
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  • Mr blanquette is as much the owner of the horse as yourself.

  • "That would be impossible, Monsieur," replied blanquette gravely.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • blanquette looked open-mouthed from him to me, from me to him, scarce able to grasp such magnanimity.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • blanquette had not the divine sense of humour which rainbows the tears of the world.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • It's a blanquette de veau, and you may be sure I learned to make it in one of the French incarnations, not a Vermont one.

    The Brimming Cup Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  • This fine sense of integrity was above blanquette's comprehension.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • blanquette produced from her pocket a handkerchief knotted over an enormous lump.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • "I accept it loyally," said he, with a bow, as if blanquette had been a duchess.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • When I was with blanquette I avoided the subject of the impending marriage as much as possible.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • Paragot saw to that, in spite of blanquette's economical endeavours.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke

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