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[bahr-ket] /bɑrˈkɛt/
a small, boat-shaped pastry shell filled with a savory or sweet mixture and served as an hors d'oeuvre or dessert.
Origin of barquette
From French; See origin at barque, -ette Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Tunis Latham did not make a practice of patronizing places similar to the barquette when he ate alone.

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove James A. Cooper
  • "There's the barquette," said Miss Bostwick, with the air of one used daily to the grandeur of such hostelries.

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove James A. Cooper
  • You remember that nice-looking farmer that came in to speak to me that time and took me to lunch at barquette's?

    Sheila of Big Wreck Cove James A. Cooper
Contemporary definitions for barquette

a boat-shaped pastry shell for either an appetizer or dessert filling

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