from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small cup of strong black coffee or espresso.
- n. The small cup used to serve this drink.
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- n. A small cup of strong black coffee.
- n. The cup in which this coffee is served.
Pour in demitasse cups, giving each a topping of foama clear indicator of an accomplished coffee maker.
One of the first lots of blue glassware included a couple small glasses, which the auctioneer described as "demitasse", and his father called "shot glasses".
Slide 27: Variety • Bialetti models • Sizes (in "demitasse" cups) •
A tiny butternut-shaped woman was hired to channel an endless flow of coffee and tea into demitasse cups that she continually distributed on trays.
Fifty year ago in my Wasp family a canard was a children's treat, a lump of sugar dipped in an after dinner demitasse.
Forget about Flora Danica china unless you have 1500 Euros for a demitasse!
The little duchess tossed a tiny silver spoon at him and he stopped whimpering, but Howell bit right into the lip of his demitasse cup.
We finished off with a small but very strong demitasse cup of Arabic-style (Turkish) coffee flavored with cloves.
Even a demitasse of chicory coffee must have been hard to come by in Seneca, South Carolina in the last world war.
There's also Aunt Willie Sue's named for one of her father's old flames demitasse collection -- another analog wonder.
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