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savarin

[sav-uh-rin] /ˈsæv ə rɪn/
noun
1.
a spongelike cake leavened with yeast, baked in a ring mold, and often soaked with a rum syrup.
Origin of savarin
1875-1880
1875-80; < French, named after Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (died 1826), French politician and gourmet
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  • Same as savarin au kirsch, but serve hot with stewed stoned mirabelles.

  • savarin gained, the best of them will be proud of being his associates.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • My wife would be unfaithful to the savarin of her dreams if she accepted a kiss from the slender gallant you behold in me.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Graham gazed at her intently, and then turned his eyes on savarin.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Petitions to be introduced to her acquaintance were showered upon savarin.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • "That is a secret which I do not know myself," answered savarin.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • It was about you; he stormed, he wept—actually wept—my philosophical laughing savarin.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • savarin understood that look, and replied to it courteously.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • savarin gives this receipt, which he says is taken from the papers of a Swiss bailiff.

    The Century Cook Book Mary Ronald
  • For the distrust, he himself pleasantly accounted in talk with savarin.

    The Parisians, Complete Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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