Word of the Day Archive
Monday August 22, 2011
Ice placed in a drink to cool it.
The serving girl brought the glace-Thiago inspected his plate with satisfaction.
-- George R. R. Martin, Gardner Dozois, Songs of the Dying Earth
This morning at breakfast - she calls it "dejuner" - much to the waiter's astonishment, she ordered "cafe o'lay with milk, and at dinner, frozen champagne glace.
-- David Ross Locke, Nasby In Exile
Glace derives from the Canadian-French word for "ice."