- a town in N France, N of Paris: lace manufacture.
- (sometimes lowercase) Also called Chantilly lace. a delicate silk, linen, or synthetic bobbin lace, in black or white, scalloped along one edge and often having an outlined design of scrolls or vases or baskets of flowers, widely used for bridal gowns and evening gowns.
- a dessert topping of whipped cream, sweetening, and flavoring, especially vanilla.
- Also called Chantilly sauce. mousseline.
- (of cream) whipped and flavored, especially with vanilla.
- (of food) prepared or served with whipped cream: strawberries Chantilly.
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Contemporary Examples of chantilly
Meanwhile, standing out from the collection was one lingerie-style black dress made of Chantilly and Valenciennes lace.Valentino's 2013 Fall Couture Collection
July 4, 2013
Sales have doubled over the past week at Blue Ridge Arsenal in Chantilly, Va., according to store manager Donnel Dover.Annie, Get Your Gun! School Shooting Sparks Run on Firearms Sales
December 20, 2012
The bride reportedly wore a custom Chantilly lace mermaid gown by Carolina Herrera.Evan Rachel Wood Marries in Carolina Herrera; Anderson Cooper's Hurricane Sandy Fashion
The Fashion Beast Team
November 1, 2012
They resided comfortably alongside Chantilly lace, silk faille, and his contented clients of a certain age.New York Fashion Week: Top-Trends Roundup
February 17, 2012
Historical Examples of chantilly
The marriage was quietly celebrated at Chantilly in February of 1609.The Historical Nights Entertainment, Second Series
About noon we passed by "Chantilly," the home of my messmate, Wash.The Story of a Cannoneer Under Stonewall Jackson
Edward A. Moore
The Gentlemen are just set off to the races, and I am preparing to set off for Chantilly.
He was from Chantilly; and I flew out in expectation of a letter.
I met Joffre at Chantilly on the morning of the 27th, as arranged.1914
John French, Viscount of Ypres
- a town in N France, near the Forest of Chantilly formerly famous for lace and porcelain. Pop: 10 902 (1999)
- Also called: Tiffany a breed of medium-sized cat with silky semi-long hair
- (of cream) lightly sweetened and whipped
Word Origin and History for chantilly
town in France near Paris; as a kind of porcelain made there, 1774; in reference to a delicate lace originally made there, 1831. The place name is Medieval Latin Chantileium, from the Gallo-Roman personal name Cantilius.