any of various thin, round cakes or pastries, often with a filling or topping: a galette glazed with blackberry jam; a cabbage-stuffed galette.
a savory buckwheat crepe typical of northwestern French cuisine, cooked on a griddle and garnished with meat, cheese, vegetables, or egg: Grandma always made ham-and-cheese galettes for Sunday brunch.
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How to use galette in a sentence
A few years ago the “galette” was not the safest of places for a stranger to go to alone.The Real Latin Quarter | F. Berkeley Smith
It was not for nothing that the Norman farmer lounged in the court and doorway, and brought home presents of galette.My Lady Ludlow | Elizabeth Gaskell
Pierre accepted the galette, reciprocated the civil speeches, but kept his eyes open.My Lady Ludlow | Elizabeth Gaskell
Mounted upon Zephyr and galette, the captain and the count scoured the island in search of some available retreat.Off on a Comet | Jules Verne
She returned to Rue du Helder with a portion of galette, which she had no desire to taste; but Paul was not in his place.San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams | Charles Paul de Kock