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Monday, August 22, 2011

glace

\GLAS\ , noun;
1.
Ice placed in a drink to cool it.
Quotes:
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
Origin:
Glace derives from the Canadian-French word for "ice."
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