Merimee says of George Sand that he has known her "maigre comme un clou et noire comme une taupe."
Panem et circenses; soup that shall not be too maigre; and a seat at the Porte St. Martin that shall not be too dear.
For though the day was Friday, the soup was very far from maigre.
For a maigre dish use fillets of fish, truffles, mushrooms, and Bechamel sauce (No. 3).
For a maigre dish use forcemeat of fish or lobster, and more cream instead of stock.
This is a very relishing sauce for roast pork, poultry, geese, or ducks; or green pease on maigre days.
The question to be determined was, whether it was 'maigre' or 'gras'.
A handsome specimen of the maigre (Sciæna aquila) caught off Yarmouth.