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  • n. Plural form of napoleon.

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Examples

  • *tho dere BE a breed dat be part purrsian and part munchkin, we heer–called napoleons…. short-cat sindrome?

    I can’t has a cookie? - Lolcats 'n' Funny Pictures of Cats - I Can Has Cheezburger?

  • January 25th, 2010 at 2: 10 pm tombaker says: so many napoleons, so little airtime …

    Think Progress » Tea Party Activists Criticize Financing And Cost Of National Convention: It ‘Smells Scammy’

  • As everyone sat down to beet-and-goat-cheese napoleons, Bill Ackman , chief executive of Pershing Square Capital and the gala chair with his wife, Karen, said that during cocktails, a good friend said the last time he was here was for Schwarzman's birthday party.

    In the Light of a Cathedral to the Arts

  • Mr. Donovan arrived for a later session with more cookies: oatmeal raisin, chocolate chip, napoleons and macaroons.

    Pact Followed Months of Bargaining

  • When you visit an authentic Italian bakery and look across the shelves of pastries behind the glass—cannoli, cream puffs, napoleons, lobster tails, and on down the line—you are looking at a direct link to the past, to recipes that were likely first taught by one generation to another somewhere back in Italy.

    Cake Boss

  • Batali's recipe is a smart way to start, because rather than layer the entire bottom of a dish with eggplant slices, then spread sauce/cheese/basil over them and layer again, he basically calls for making eggplant napoleons.

    Project Downscale: Eggplant Parmigiana

  • The crate upon which I sit contains 2,000 napoleons packed between layers of lead foil.

    Sole Music

  • We had occasion some months ago to strengthen our resources and borrowed for that purpose 30,000 napoleons from the Bank of France.

    Sole Music

  • This can be used as a filling for fruit tarts, napoleons, cream puffs, éclairs, et cetera.

    Handle with Care

  • So saying, she pointed out to the spinster two napoleons which were glittering on the table.

    Les Miserables

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