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chaudfroid

or chaud-froid

[ French shoh-frwah ]
/ French ʃoʊˈfrwɑ /
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noun

a cooked dish of fowl or game, served cold with aspic, jelly, or a sauce.
the aspic glaze covering the cold food.

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Origin of chaudfroid

1890–95; <French: literally, hot-cold, equivalent to chaud (<Latin cal(i)dus;see caldarium) + froid<Latin frīgidusfrigid
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British Dictionary definitions for chaudfroid

chaudfroid
/ French (ʃofrwa) /

noun

a sweet or savoury jellied sauce used to coat cold meat, chicken, etc

Word Origin for chaudfroid

literally: hot-cold (because prepared as hot dish, but served cold)
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