American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Melba, Dame Nellie Originally Helen Porter Mitchell. 1861-1931. Australian soprano primarily with London's Covent Garden (1889-1926) and the Metropolitan Opera in New York City (1893-1911).
- n. Australian operatic soprano (1861-1931)
“Now Soul Fixin's got us very excited for Soul food so we wanted to check out this place in Harlem called Melba's up at 116th street.”
“What 'Melba' means, or ever meant, I have no conception.”
“Other food manufacturing companies that have left the city in the past two years include Stella D'oro, hummus maker Sabra and Old London, manufacturer of Melba Toast”
“CREDIT: The Times-Picayune/Associated Press Kevin Wilson moves carts of Melba loaves to be cooled right out of the oven at the Turnbull Bakery in New Orleans.”
“I did it with Melba Moore and Leata Galloway, and we did all of the soundtrack.”
“Melba Toast ..... perfectly acceptable (but I'll believe it when I see it!)”
“After I came down from my high, I loaded up the General an' snuck back inta town I sold my constrictors ta Madame Melba, an' got ta the Pharmer's Market early ta dump my stinky weeds.”
“Maybe it's simply that a healthy amount of underground artists, Levon Vincent and Peach Melba to name but two, are making house records that sound fresh and vital again.”
“Eventually you keep whittling the field until you're left with Mitt Romney and the inventor of Melba toast.”
“Did someone try for Stevie Nicks and end up with a Melba toast version of goth rock instead?”
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