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blanquette

[blahng-ket, blahn-]
noun
  1. a ragout of lamb, veal, or chicken, prepared in a velouté sauce, usually garnished with croutons or small onions and mushrooms.
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Origin of blanquette

From French, dating back to 1740–50; see origin at blank, -ette
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Historical Examples of blanquette

  • Paragot saw to that, in spite of Blanquette's economical endeavours.

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke

  • "I would have put some flowers if I had known you were coming," said Blanquette.

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke

  • "One has to get bread or one would starve," said Blanquette pursuing her argument.

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke

  • He had settled down in Paris with Blanquette as his housekeeper.

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke

  • But when I became famous I was not to forget my little Blanquette.

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke