paillard

[ pahy-yahr, pey- ]
/ paɪˈyɑr, peɪ- /

noun

a scallop, especially of veal or chicken, that is pounded flat and grilled or sautéed quickly.

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Example sentences from the Web for paillard

  • It is, of course, not up to Chevillard or Paillard form, but quite good enough for ordinary requirements.

  • Once in a blue moon I found the resolution to enter, pushing the door open timidly, like a provincial venturing into Paillard's.

    To Tell You the Truth|Leonard Merrick