American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A gem cut in the form of narrow rectangle.
- n. The form of such a gem.
- n. Architecture A narrow convex molding.
- n. A small narrow loaf of French bread often used for sandwiches.
- n. a narrow, relatively long rectangular shape
- n. a gem cut in such a shape
- n. a variety of bread that is long and narrow in shape
- n. narrow French stick loaf
- French for stick (Wiktionary)
- French, rod, from Italian bacchetta, diminutive of bacchio, rod, from Latin baculum, stick; see bak- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“I'm reading the Harry Potter books in French and "baguette" is the word they use for "wand.”
“Le sandwich baguette is one of the cheapest and fastest yet, I think, most filling lunches you can get when you're in any French city - a great way to economize.”
“The greeks also stuff their gyros with fries … mmm … and I - love - the Israeli style pita breads … Kosher Delight gets that right too, but their baguette is so damn good too.”
“Professor Salt, you may be right that one type of baguette is better than another for sandwich purposes … BUT, beware what happened to the bagel.”
“Yes, he has a favourite sandwich consisting of a particular baguette from the local market, blobs of mayonnaise, pepper salami and havarti cheese.”
“That kind of baguette is exclusive to the Vietnamese banh mi; anything else wouldn’t work.”
“a slice or two of a baguette (perhaps more if your baguette is really skinny, cutting on a bias gives you more surface area to work with)”
“You can’t tell what a baguette is going to taste like before you buy it and bite into one, but a good one should have a nice crust and a moist, chewy interior.”
“Common cuts are the baguette, which is long and thin like the French bread; brilliant, a fat cone shape that optimizes reflected light; and the boat-shaped marquise cut.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘baguette’.
words for shape
( randomness, visual. descriptive )
Decorative trims and moldings and their elements, from room-scale to whole-building-scale, including, of course, ovolo.
diminutive; female; substitute
Types of bread & breadmaking terms. Mainly I'm looking for plain or savoury breads but I'll accept the sweet-ish ones as long as they are more bread than cake :-)
being items relating to food, cooking and the kitchen.
Words as I learn them.
Just another arbitrary list of words that come up for me today, June 20 2007
words that I refuse to say out loud.
Looking for tweets for baguette.