Definitions

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  • n. Delight, pleasure, especially sensual pleasure.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A delight; a dainty; something delicately pleasing.

Etymologies

From Old French delice, from Latin dēlicium. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The dessert menu – a crème brûlée, a chocolate delice, a sticky toffee pudding, cheese – is on the big C side of conservative, and also delivers the meal's only misstep.

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  • Of course, there's the Valrhona Manjari chocolate delice on walnut sponge.

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  • Tonight the RV feasted see below on delice de Bourgogne, aged Gouda and some kind of Italian cheese made with buffalo milk.

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  • Pauline – le cream cheese frosting au matcha est un peu delice.

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  • What'll you have for after — apple pie, yimpik delice, grated tarfelsoufers or canimelon in syrup? '

    Science Fiction Hall of Fame

  • [284] Of course _dillies_ and _lilies_ must be read with a slight accentuation of the last syllable (permissible then), in order to chime with _delice_.

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  • Dessert: A trio: chocolate delice almond crunch terrine and acacia honey, caramel and fresh berries, paired with a Moet & Changdon Grand Vintage 2002 magnum specially created for the event.

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  • Dr Kinnaird, from Shipdham, near Dereham, was tasked with the desert, and came up with green tea, cardamom and lemon delice with a cube of chocolate mousse and a stack of papaya and white chocolate, topped with a caramel shard, as well as a vegetarian option of roasted pineapple and a green tea sorbet shot.

    EDP24 News

  • In this first episode he hunkers down in the kitchen of his Oxfordshire restaurant to give some expert tuition on chocolate-based dishes - he's going to help you perfect your technique for making chocolate mousse, fondant with a melting middle, delice, and chocolate cups filled with mousse and coffee sabayon.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

  • He created green team cardamom and lemon delice with a cube of chocolate mouse and a stack of papaya and white chocolate, topped with a caramel shard, as well as a vegetarian option of roasted pineapple and a green tea sorbet shot.

    EDP24 News

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