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blanquette

[blahng-ket, blahn-] /blɑŋˈkɛt, blɑ̃-/
noun
1.
a ragout of lamb, veal, or chicken, prepared in a velouté sauce, usually garnished with croutons or small onions and mushrooms.
Origin of blanquette
1740-1750
From French, dating back to 1740-50; See origin at blank, -ette
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  • "One has to get bread or one would starve," said blanquette pursuing her argument.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • "You always laugh at me, Master," said blanquette wistfully.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • I sprang to the platform, on the edge of which I had been squatting at blanquette's feet.

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  • "It is he who will be contented to see you," cried blanquette.

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  • Paragot saw to that, in spite of blanquette's economical endeavours.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • He observed the most rigid propriety in his relations with blanquette.

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  • "I don't understand," murmured blanquette looking at him helplessly.

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  • He had settled down in Paris with blanquette as his housekeeper.

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  • But when I became famous I was not to forget my little blanquette.

    The Belovd Vagabond William J. Locke
  • "I would have put some flowers if I had known you were coming," said blanquette.

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