Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In farriery, an ulcer on the coronet of a horse's hoof.
- In architecture, turning on pivots at the top and bottom: said of doors.
- n. rare The socket in which the pivot of a door turns
- n. obsolete An ulcer on the coronet of a horse.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Arch.) Turning on pivots at the top and bottom; -- said of a door.
- n. (Far.) An ulcer on the coronet of a horse.
- French (Wiktionary)
“Win ordered the Poulet rôti en crapaudine for his entree, which was chicken stuffed under the skin with a panade of butter, tarragon, garlic, onion, and cognac.”
“I told you the Chinese tie their captives as tightly as possible, so that eventually the hands and feet burst and mortify; some of our people had been bound for weeks, a few au crapaudine (hands and feet in the small of the back), some hung up, some with heavy chains; many had had their bonds soaked to make them tighter, others had been flogged.”
“Russe '; the' poucettes ', the' crapaudine 'on neck and ankles and wrists; all, all as bad as the' Pater Noster 'of the Inquisition, as Mayer said the other day in the face of Charpentier, the Commandant of the penitentiary.”
“Scarce had we stood looking on it a minute, before down dashed three or four dirty boys, as copper-coloured as the natives of Bengal; who by splashing us all over, and swimming about a la crapaudine, convinced us that it was not their fault, if we would not have companions in the delights of bathing.”
“This is a French dish called Pigeons aux petits pois; and the following is another, which is called Pigeons à la crapaudine.”
“But the most curious of all these superstitious beliefs attached itself to the _crapaudine_, or toad-stone.”
“Of course, I picked out a crispy-skinned poulet crapaudine”
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