from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for a usually yellow or green liqueur.


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  • The resulting creation was dubbed Chartreuse, a medicinal liquor which contains over 130 herbs and flowers.

    Alkermes: The Scarlet Elixir

  • He received from Hugo, bishop of Grenoble, a site called Chartreuse from the color of the surrounding hills as a place of residence.

    St. Bruno, priest

  • Beauport has been called the Chartreuse of Brittany.

    Brittany & Its Byways

  • The fundamental principle of Camaldoli and the Chartreuse is the same, namely, the combination of Western monasticism as embodied in St. Benedict's Rule with the eremitical life of the Egyptian solitaries.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 3: Brownson-Clairvaux

  • "The Chartreuse, which is not in the forest, but merely some hundred feet from it."

    The Companions of Jehu

  • [130] The actual "Chartreuse" of Parma only makes its appearance on the very last page of the book, when the hero, resigning his arch bishopric, retires to it.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 2 To the Close of the 19th Century

  • This monastery is where the celebrated liquor, "Chartreuse", was manufactured, the basis of which is brandy, distilled flowers, and herbs.

    A Journey Through France in War Time

  • The roving is Abstract Fiber's "Chartreuse", from Abundant Yarn & Dyeworks.

    A beautiful thing

  • (Ed. Laffont I.pp. 92, 115.) (On the "Chartreuse" of Val Saint-Pierre, read the details given by Merlon de Thionville in his "Mémoires.")] [Footnote 5306: Prælectiones juris canonici, II.

    The Modern Regime, Volume 2

  • Praise be to the Carthusians then, a French sect responsible for the distillation of Chartreuse for over 400 years.

    The Intrigue of Chartreuse


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