Origin of maigre
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How to use maigre in a sentence
Merimee says of George Sand that he has known her "maigre comme un clou et noire comme une taupe."Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
For a maigre dish use fillets of fish, truffles, mushrooms, and Bechamel sauce (No. 3).The Cook's Decameron: A Study in Taste:|Mrs. W. G. Waters
It can be bouillon maigre, instead of bouillon gras—just water and vegetables, without any meat.A Fourth Form Friendship|Angela Brazil
The last four dishes may be made maigre by substituting melted butter or oyster sauce for white sauce.The Gastronomic Regenerator:|Alexis Soyer
This was a name given him by the pope for an admirable soupe maigre which he invented for Lent.Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1|The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.