Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A long-handled copper ladle used to convey powder to the bottom of the bore of a mortar or other piece of ordnance.
“A curious feature found in many churchyards from the twelfth to the fourteenth century, especially in France, is the so-called lanterne des morts, a stone erection sometimes twenty or thirty feet high, surmounted by a lantern and presenting a general resemblance to a small lighthouse.”
“Otherwise I would pine for the Tour de France, that annual celebration of mountain-top lunacy, in which one can flash one's vocabulary — peloton, poursuivants, lanterne rouge — with gay abandon.”
“Tony Martin (HTC-Columbia) took second at 19 seconds with teammate Bert Grabsch — the lanterne rouge — third at 1: 48.”
“- For those who make no difference between the French words potiron & citrouille, I suppose they might call a Jack-o-lantern -- un “potiron lanterne”, (I assume the same people would also say that it is “un potiron lumineux”)”
“There may be no remedy short of “les aristocrates à la lanterne!””
“His Discours de la lanterne aux Parisiens (September 1789) supported the bourgeois-democratic reforms of the National Assembly and expounded republican ideals.”
“Not just political survival, I mean "a la lanterne" should they lose grip on power.”
“Has two time lanterne rouge Wim Vansevenant been tested lately?”
“For those who make no difference between the French words potiron & citrouille, I suppose they might call a Jack-o-lantern -- un “potiron lanterne”, I assume the same people would also say that it is “un potiron lumineux””
“Jack-o'-lantern in French = une “citrouille lanterne”.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘lanterne’.
My favourite is potato
gnocchi,interesting that lists
devoted to pasta exclusively
missed pasta puttanesca,those who
really textually mine dictionaries
would not miss...
Because John's and colleen's and Lampbane's lists are their own, and they're such pasta hogs I have to make sure I get some for myself. :)
Includes noodles and other noodle-based items...
Just because I love them, doesn't mean I've tried them--though I aspire to. I love all pasta on principle. I'm about 70% pasta by weight.
Most of these were thieved from--where else--Wik...
Looking for tweets for lanterne.