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frappe

[frap] /fræp/
noun, Northeastern U.S. (chiefly Eastern New England)
1.
a milkshake made with ice cream.
Also, frappé.
Origin of frappe
see frappé

frappé

[fra-pey; French fra-pey] /fræˈpeɪ; French fraˈpeɪ/
noun, plural frappés
[fra-peyz; French fra-pey] /fræˈpeɪz; French fraˈpeɪ/ (Show IPA)
1.
a fruit juice mixture frozen to a mush, to be served as a dessert, appetizer, or relish.
2.
an after-dinner drink consisting of a liqueur, as crème de menthe, poured over cracked or shaved ice.
3.
4.
Ballet. a beating of the toe of the working foot against the ankle of the supporting foot.
adjective
5.
chilled; iced; frozen.
verb (used with object), frappéed, frappéing.
6.
to make a frappé of:
to frappé rum, fruit juice, and cracked ice.
Origin
1840-50; < French: past participle of frapper to ice, strike
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  • In these days of prudery, almost all women of rank appear 'frappe a la glace', like a bottle of champagne.

    Gerfaut, Complete Charles de Bernard
  • "A frappe with blotting-paper on the side," Mr. Moody snarled from the slot-machine.

    Where There's A Will Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • To frappe a bottle of wine, we stood it on the porch; in a few minutes it would pour crystals.

    Vanished Arizona Martha Summerhayes
  • Orange frappe is simply an orange water ice frozen to a mush and served in frappe glasses.

    Dinners and Luncheons Paul Pierce
British Dictionary definitions for frappe

frappé

/ˈfræpeɪ; French frape/
noun
1.
a drink consisting of a liqueur, etc, poured over crushed ice
adjective
2.
(postpositive) (esp of drinks) chilled; iced
Word Origin
C19: from French, from frapper to strike, hence, chill; see frap
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Word Origin and History for frappe
n.

"iced drink," 1922, American English (earlier as an adjective, "iced," 1848), from French frappé, from past participle of frapper "to chill," literally "to beat," from Old French fraper "to hit, strike" (see frap (v.)).

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