Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fashion of the queue, that is, old-fashioned, pedantic formalism: applied to stiff antiquated ways in official life, in musical composition, etc.

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Examples

  • She moved to Ottumwa from Switzerland in 2008 and has been making traditional Swiss bread, called zopf, for friends and family ever since.

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    challah - or the sweet version of swiss "zopf"

  • Friday, 9 March 2007 challah - or the sweet version of swiss "zopf"

    challah - or the sweet version of swiss "zopf"

  • March delish thyme bread with bacon & fontina cheese italian centre piece - made of trash cans! swiss easter tart crunchy potato tart with rosemary hello dolly cookies homemade vanilla sugar & extract braided sweet yeast bun with lemon glaze chocolate chip cookies make people happy! challah - or the sweet version of swiss "zopf" light vanilla cheesecake banana cream pie potato bread with rosemary

    banana cream pie

  • May the daring bakers go to the opera ... savoury filled zopf with goats cheese still there

    it's PIMM's o'clock, baby

  • a queue, zopf, or pigtail, bound at the shoulders, not by a ribbon, but by the neck of a claret bottle.

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  • "The fashion of the queue, that is, old-fashioned, pedantic formalism: applied to stiff antiquated ways in official life, in musical composition, etc."

    - Century Dictionary

    August 12, 2010

  • A braided loaf from Switzerland, often made on Sundays.

    November 28, 2007