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.

Origin of blanquette

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

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

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke

  • "You always laugh at me, Master," said Blanquette wistfully.

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke

  • I sprang to the platform, on the edge of which I had been squatting at Blanquette's feet.

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke

  • "It is he who will be contented to see you," cried Blanquette.

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke

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

    The Belovd Vagabond

    William J. Locke