Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To fry in a pan lightly, with very little grease or butter.
- n. A Middle English form of psalter.
- n. Obsolete form of psalter.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To fry lightly and quickly, as meat, by turning or tossing it over frequently in a hot pan greased with a little fat.
- n. obsolete Psalter.
“The French word sauter means to jump; in other words, the pan is so hot that the food seems to jump around in it.”
“` In the process of the trial it appeared that the most material part of the evidence against Lord de Ros, that called sauter la coupe, -- which, for the sake of our English readers we shall translate into changing the turn-up card, -- the times and places at which it was said to have been done could not be specified.”
“Several witnesses swore to the trick called sauter la coupe.”
“Their strategy is reculer pour mieux sauter, pull back in order to leap farther.”
“Croyez-vous vraiment que c´est la France qui va faire sauter sassou?”
“Et que, devant toute femme passant sous ses yeux, s'éveille aussitôt en lui la pulsion de lui sauter sur le râble pour consommer l'oeuvre de chair.”
“Une bande de barjots est partie sauter à l'élastique.”
“It has practiced a strategy of "reculer pour mieux sauter," regrouping in the face of new conditions and tweaking policy accordingly.”
“But, one suspects, this will simply prove to be a case of 'reculer pour mieux sauter' as Labour strives ever harder, day by day, to install our very own homegrown 'Normal 0 false false false MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 Blockwärter' society.”
“Accepting the Partition Plan in 1947 was always a tactical retreat – reculer pour sauter.”
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