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galantine

[gal-uh n-teen, gal-uh n-teen] /ˈgæl ənˌtin, ˌgæl ənˈtin/
noun
1.
a dish of boned poultry, wrapped in its skin and poached in gelatin stock, pressed, and served cold with aspic or its own jelly.
Also, galatine.
Origin of galantine
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Old French galentine, gala(n)tine jellied fish or other meat, perhaps ultimately < Dalmatian galatina; see gelatin
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  • But the butter dealer was getting exacting, and asked for two slices of galantine.

  • Breast of veal boned may be used instead of a fowl to make a galantine.

    The Skilful Cook Mary Harrison
  • Braise the galantine for an hour in stock made from the bones of the fish.

  • Take it up, strain the liquor, and let the galantine get nearly cold.

    Choice Cookery Catherine Owen
  • Then braise slowly for four to five hours, as directed for galantine of veal.

    Choice Cookery Catherine Owen
  • galantine of chicken, squab, etc., may be prepared in the same manner.

  • "Look here, Clem," said she as she devoured a slice of galantine of turkey.

    Froth Armando Palacio Valds
  • At the end of the establishment the poor pigs are presented to you under the forms of bacon, sausage, galantine, etc.

  • When making the galantine, of course, the dishes must be placed at a distance from each other at various parts of the table.

  • I have also made a galantine of a shoulder of lamb in the same way, previously taking out the bones.

British Dictionary definitions for galantine

galantine

/ˈɡælənˌtiːn/
noun
1.
a cold dish of meat or poultry, which is boned, cooked, stuffed, then pressed into a neat shape and glazed
Word Origin
C14: from Old French, from Medieval Latin galatina, probably from Latin gelātus frozen, set; see gelatine
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