- an old English country-dance.
- a dance form in quick duple time, occasionally constituting part of an 18th-century instrumental suite.
Origin of anglaise
< French, feminine of anglais English
[ah lahng-gleyz, -glez; French a lahn-glez]
- (italics) French. in the English manner or style.
- French Cookery. boiled in water or white stock: chicken à l'anglaise; vegetables à l'anglaise.
Origin of à l'anglaise
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Examples from the Web for anglaise
The anglaise had already begun as the sisters entered the ball-room.The Home
Strictly speaking, Daniel Cooper was one figure of the anglaise.War and Peace
And then she was eccentric, eccentric in cold blood; she was an Anglaise, after all.The American
What he had mainly in mind was to say to the old actress that she had been mistaken—the jeune Anglaise wasn't such a grue.The Tragic Muse</p>
La petite Anglaise and Marie Hazard did as the others did: and here is the whole history.The Secret of Charlotte Bront</p>