from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A device for inducing sleep by tiring the eyes by a pencil of light reflected from a series of revolving mirrors.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Omykiss – see my previous post about alouette and plucking if you want a bit more violence!
I was so suffocated with my inn last night, that I mustered all my resolution, rose with the alouette this morning, and was in my chaise by five o'clock I got hither by eight this evening, tired, but rejoiced; I have had a comfortable dish of tea, and am going to bed in clean sheets.
alouette, gentil alouette. allouette, je te plumerais.
veggie/cheese tray crackers and alouette guac and chips grilled chicken peppers and onions rice and beans
About “pate d’alouette”: it’s mainly known as a reference to some swindle, as in “recette du pate d’alouettes : mettre un cheval pour une alouette” alledgedly, the lark pate is prepared with one horse for one lark, obviously because lark is a expensive meat.