[blangk; French blahn]
- a silver coin of France of the 14th–18th centuries, debased in later years.
- an Anglo-Gallic copy of this coin, issued by Henry VI.
- French Cookery. a liquid for poaching meat, fish, or vegetables, often containing wine, herbs, and vegetables; court-bouillon.
Origin of blanc
< French, Old French: white; see blank
[blahn for 1, 3; blangk for 2]
- Jean Jo·seph Charles Louis [zhahn zhaw-zef sharl lwee] /ʒɑ̃ ʒɔˈzɛf ʃarl lwi/, 1811–82, French socialist and historian.
- Mel(vin Jerome),1908–1989, U.S. voice actor for cartoon characters, as Woody Woodpecker and Daffy Duck, in films.
- Mont. Mont Blanc.
[ah blahngk; French a blahn]French Cookery.
- without browning.
Origin of à blanc
< French: literally, until white
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Examples from the Web for blanc
So at the age of 21, Blanc channeled Chris McCandless from Into the Wild and dropped out.
The only issue was whether “we can get [Blanc] calm and able to talk lol.”
It was with this ammunition that Australians organized protests at events where Blanc was scheduled to appear.
On the podcast, Blanc says he couch-surfed and lived in his car for several months.
By 2009, according to the podcast, Blanc was in college at “a top school in Europe” and “hated everything about it.”
Madame Blanc, a stout woman of thirty-five, was rather breathless.
She said nothing to Madame Blanc about the silent message in the bottom of the box.
Few works had ever so powerful an influence as Blanc's "Ten Years."
Blanc, Thor and Fromentin, who have written the best things about them.The Letters of a Post-Impressionist
Vincent Van Gogh
Blanc, who, when in Egypt, was very much struck with this phenomenon.A history of art in ancient Egypt, Vol. I (of 2)
- Mont Blanc See Mont Blanc
- Cape Blanc a headland in N Tunisia: the northernmost point of Africa
- Cape Blanc or Cape Blanco (ˈblæŋkəʊ) a peninsula in Mauritania, on the Atlantic coast
- (Jean Joseph Charles) Louis (lwi). 1811–82, French socialist and historian: author of L'Organisation du travail (1840), in which he advocated the establishment of cooperative workshops subsidized by the state
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