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blanc

1

[ blangk; French blahn ]

noun

, plural blancs [blangks, blah, n].
  1. a silver coin of France of the 14th–18th centuries, debased in later years.
  2. an Anglo-Gallic copy of this coin, issued by Henry VI.
  3. French Cooking. a liquid for poaching meat, fish, or vegetables, often containing wine, herbs, and vegetables; court-bouillon.


Blanc

2

[ blahn blangk ]

noun

  1. Jean Jo·seph Charles Louis [zhah, n, zhaw-, zef, sh, a, r, l lwee], 1811–82, French socialist and historian.
  2. Mel(vin Jerome), 1908–1989, U.S. voice actor for cartoon characters, as Woody Woodpecker and Daffy Duck, in films.

Blanc

1

/ blɑ̃ /

noun

  1. BlancJean Joseph Charles) Louis18111882MFrenchPOLITICS: socialistHISTORY: historian ( Jean Joseph Charles ) Louis (lwi). 1811–82, French socialist and historian: author of L'Organisation du travail (1840), in which he advocated the establishment of cooperative workshops subsidized by the state


Blanc

2

/ blɑ̃ /

noun

  1. Mont Blanc
    Mont Blanc See Mont Blanc
  2. Cape Blanc
    Cape Blanc a headland in N Tunisia: the northernmost point of Africa
  3. Cape Blanc
    Cape BlancCape Blancoˈblæŋkəʊ a peninsula in Mauritania, on the Atlantic coast

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Word History and Origins

Origin of blanc1

< French, Old French: white; blank

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Example Sentences

His stroke of crazy genius with this wine was to add a sploosh of piquette made from the spent skins of the grenache blanc and riesling.

It has none of the aggressive grassiness and peppery quality sauvignon blanc often displays in the New World.

Here’s a lively sauvignon blanc that is restrained, though certainly not tamed, by a 5-percent sploosh of viognier in the blend.

GREAT VALUEThis tasty, affordable sauvignon blanc has the best of both worlds, in terms of the grape’s style.

Finally, a peachy, aromatic viognier from the Rhône Valley and an affordable, tasty sauvignon blanc from Argentina.

If a Champagne is made only with the black grapes, it is called blanc de noirs, or “white from red.”

So at the age of 21, Blanc channeled Chris McCandless from Into the Wild and dropped out.

The only issue was whether “we can get [Blanc] calm and able to talk lol.”

It was with this ammunition that Australians organized protests at events where Blanc was scheduled to appear.

On the podcast, Blanc says he couch-surfed and lived in his car for several months.

It was a corso blanc, and everyone wore white—chiefly modifications of Pierrot costume—and everyone was masked.

A second version of the False Claimant story is found in Le cerf au pied blanc.

Many people have found the last 1,000 feet of Mont Blanc more than they could accomplish.

The Socialist party, led by Louis Blanc, agitated the country for reform.

Thus I was enabled to ascertain with accuracy, that the latitude of the summit of Mont Blanc is 45 49 59 north.

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