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blanquette de veau

/blæŋˈkɛt də ˈvəʊ/
noun
1.
a ragout or stew of veal in a white sauce
Word Origin
French
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  • 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
  • I, unused to women's tears, felt the desolation of the race of blanquette de veau overspread me.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • Of all persons I have ever met the least imbued with the vagabond instinct was the professional vagabond blanquette de veau.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • With that he took a great piece of blanquette de veau and to all appearances swallowed it whole without changing his expression.

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