Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A vessel having a perforated bottom, fitted into a coffee-pot and holding the coffee; also, a coffee-pot furnished with this contrivance. Through it the hot water is poured, carrying with it the aroma of the coffee without the grounds.
- n. In architecture and decoration, a Greek fret. See à-la-grecque.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An ornament supposed to be of Greek origin, esp. a fret or meander.
- French grecque, feminine of grec ("Greek") (Wiktionary)
“Ms. Reusing said cooking the vegetables à la grecque a piquant technique that calls for simmering vegetables in wine or vinegar and olive oil makes bitter rhubarb less bracing and mild fennel more assertive.”
“Etes-vous optimiste sur l'issue des négociations sur l'échange de dette grecque ?”
“He started with a cut-up chicken, marinated it ´ la grecque for several hours, and then grilled the pieces.”
“La tragédie grecque: Les Atrides au Théâtre du Soleil.”
“A l'image de la petite flotte grecque écrasant la Perse permettant ainsi la naissance démocratie et philosophie…”
“It goes with any manner of chicken or fish or vegetables, crudit, or la grecque, and theres nothing better with a steamed and chilled artichoke.”
“First up for dinner was fennel a la grecque with figs, feta, and mint.”
“Vous êtes tous des cons. “assfucking” indique clairement que Wankette est grecque, pas français.”
“While some art works can be “free beauties,” the examples Kant gives are all of non-representational art: “designs a la grecque, foliage for borders or on wallpaper ¦ fantasias in music,” and indeed, Kant adds, all music without a text (Â§16, 229).”
“It was built in good old-fashioned country style, with rich, heavy woodwork and a carved border, à la grecque, above the doorway.”
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