- 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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But Soubise was too timid to answer, and I speak English very badly.
Soubise and I huddled close together, trying to keep each other warm.
I let Soubise go to bed, and I slept in an arm-chair, dressed as I was.
Soubise, for his share, 'had of killed 24,'—O you laggard of a Soubise!History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XX. (of XXI.)
Ferdinand found he would have to return, and look after Soubise.
- a purée of onions mixed into a thick white sauce and served over eggs, fish, etcAlso called: soubise sauce
C18: named after Charles de Rohan Soubise (1715–87), marshal of France
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