She said that "the most expensive piece of meat in a local butcher [in France] is a fillet of horse meat."
"Ray has always worked well for me," Radley promptly answered, and we all knew he meant it as a second stab for fillet.
The head is erect, and the forehead encircled by a fillet, much carved.
Also a fillet of fresh pork, cut from the upper part of a hind leg; or a fillet of fresh venison.
A fillet of ribbon was bound round her head, but she had no ornaments of any kind.
The words mean: Sweet-smelling, to make a scale, a fillet, an ecclesiastic.
If the leafwork on the helm were tossed up backward, it would hide the fillet.
The fillet must not touch the sides of the mould, but be perfectly enveloped in jelly.
fillet a sole and interlard each piece with a bit of anchovy.
A fillet of veal may be done in the same way, instead of using plain stuffing for it.
early 14c., "headband," from Old French filet (12c.) "thread, filament; strip, ligament," diminutive of fil "thread" (see file (v.)). Sense of "cut of meat or fish" is from late 14c., apparently so called because it was prepared by being tied up with a string. As a verb, from c.1600, "to bind with a narrow band;" meaning "to cut in fillets" is from 1846. Related: Filleted; filleting.
fillet fil·let (fĭl'ĭt)
A loop of cord or tape used for making traction on a part of the fetus.
A loop-shaped band of fibers, especially the lemniscus.