- haut cuisine,
- haut monde,
- haute couture,
- haute cuisine,
- haute école,
Origin of hautboy
Examples from the Web for hautboy
Another hostelry, frequented by golfers, is the Hautboy of Ockham, birthplace of the scholastic theologian of that ilk.Surrey|A.R. Hope Moncrieff
I have added a short recitative with hautboy and bassoon, for here recitative is much liked.
Poor Hautboy almost cried as he gave this account of his own misfortune.Marion Fay|Anthony Trollope
The "sacrificium Deo spiritus" being an aria andante for Raaff, with a hautboy and a bassoon solo obligato.
Next in this poem which affords such a wonderful study for tone-color we have the hautboy's message.Vocal Expression|Katherine Jewell Everts
Word Origin for hautboy
1570s, from French hautbois "high wood" (15c.; see oboe). The "high" is haut in its secondary sense of "high-pitched." Frequently nativized as hoboy.
This Pageaunt waz clozd vp with a delectable harmony of Hautboiz, Shalmz, Coronets, and such oother looud muzik. [Robert Laneham, 1575]