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soubise

[soo-beez]
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noun
  1. a brown or white sauce containing strained or puréed onions and served with meat.

Origin of soubise

1770–80; < French, named after Prince Charles Soubise (1715–87), marshal of France
Also called soubise sauce.
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Historical Examples

  • But Soubise was too timid to answer, and I speak English very badly.

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  • Soubise and I huddled close together, trying to keep each other warm.

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  • I let Soubise go to bed, and I slept in an arm-chair, dressed as I was.

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  • Soubise, for his share, 'had of killed 24,'—O you laggard of a Soubise!

  • Ferdinand found he would have to return, and look after Soubise.


British Dictionary definitions for soubise

soubise

noun
  1. a purée of onions mixed into a thick white sauce and served over eggs, fish, etcAlso called: soubise sauce

Word Origin

C18: named after Charles de Rohan Soubise (1715–87), marshal of France
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