Definitions

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  • n. A sort of fricassee with white sauce, variously made of capon, fish, etc.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A sort of fricassee with white sauce, variously made of capon, fish, etc.

Etymologies

French. See blancmange. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Taste wise - the blancmanger is incredibly light and soft, the closest description is that it's like eating clouds not that we've eaten them but you get the picture.

    Archive 2006-02-01

  • Once he had been up to his knees in a tempting blancmanger-like lake of lime, many times had he hammered or cut his fingers, and once his legs had gone through the new drawing-room ceiling, where he hung by the petticoats screaming till rescued by his brother.

    The Young Step-Mother

  • Immense vases and candelabras of alabaster were placed at different distances on the table, and hundreds of porcelain dishes were filled with sweetmeats and fruits – sweetmeats of every description, from the little meringue called "mouthful for a queen," to the blancmanger made of suprême de volaille and milk.

    Life in Mexico, During a Residence of Two Years in That Country

  • Estans pressez entre deux asiettes, prenez du beurre bien frais, avec persil et siboule, et les fricassez; aprés celas mettez-les mitonner, et lors qu’ils seront bien cuits, vous y pouvez mettre de la cresme, ou du blancmanger, et servez.

    Savoring The Past

  • "mouthful for a queen," to the blancmanger made of supreme de volaille and milk.

    Life in Mexico

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