Madame chalumeau flopped her omelet again, slid it to a platter and set a carafe of cider on the table.
Calumet in general signifies a pipe, being a Norman word, derived from chalumeau.
Madame chalumeau's face, glossy and red-and-white like a Norman apple, wore an expression of anxious expectation.
Madame chalumeau had risen, and had led her guest through the sitting-room into her immaculate kitchen.
This name of clarinet, or clarionet, became accepted for the entire instrument, including the chalumeau register.
The glossary to Machault's Works has: 'Muse de blez, chalumeau fait avec des brins de paille.'
Calumet is an Old Norman word for chalumeau, reed, pipe, a diminutive from Lat.
Mersenne calls this the simplest form of chalumeau or wheat-stalk (tuyau de bl).
chalumeau would be even better, for he looks like a stick; but never mind, Chamoureau is not bad.