Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the ancient French monarchy, the service of the king's table, under the direction of the master of the king's household. A large number of officers of different ranks, and having accurately defined duties, formed this establishment.
- n. A certain allowance of provisions made by a king to those who obeyed his summons to the field, according to the feudal system of military service.
- n. Any supply of provisions; food. Formerly corruptly bouge.
- n. In medieval armor, a notch or indentation in the upper right-hand edge of the shield, allowing a weapon to be passed through it. In the justing shield, this was sometimes of the form of a diagonal slit terminating in a round hole of the size of the lance-shaft.
- n. In ordnance, a short cylinder of copper placed in a counterbore in the face of the breech-block, and through which the vent of a piece of breech-loading ordnance is drilled; a bushing. When this copper cylinder extends through the walls of the piece, it is called a vent-piece or vent-bushing. See
- n. The mouth of a firearm of any kind; the bore.
- To form or drill a new mouth or vent in, as in a gun which has been spiked.
GNU Webster's 1913
“Trying to feel relevant now is a bit like/touching my own mouth shot full of anesthetic,/or forming the word "bouche" while drunk.”
“Quand on connaît toutes les misères que les propos de De Gucht ont suscité et qu'on entend le même discours de la bouche du « raïs », on se dit: « ça sent mauvais ».”
“And as a further amuse-bouche for his slavering critics, the author has himself not just killed off but decapitated and chopped to pieces, the strips of his flesh ornamenting the room like a Jackson Pollock.”
“But there is a counterpoint slogan, which comes out of the cynical bouche of Prince Talleyrand, the club-footed but elegant lothario who was a survivor of the Revolution in France: "Above all, not too much zeal.”
“On Fox, he grills red meat (Obama is the "most radical" president, the "food stamp" president, the "Kenyan, anti-colonial" president), but on mainstream shows, he is quick to cleanse the palate with an even-handed amuse bouche ("I don’t think right-wing social engineering is any more desirable than left-wing social engineering").”
“One delightful amuse bouche is followed by another.”
“Plan to linger a while at the table, since meals begin with a few delicate amuse-bouche and end with a true fanfare of heavenly desserts.”
“Then the embroidered lace curtains on the left window and dig those GORGEOUS aqua bleu shutters (ma couleur favorie). the red "boucherie" sign is fun -- I imagine the angled "u" as a grande bouche opening up for the delights that can be found inside ... drools.”
“Press play below for your @KrisAllen amuse-bouche, then check back later this week for the entire interview feast.”
“C. Entice the gentlemen to sample rather than just size-up my assets (think amuse bouche and bite).”
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