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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of amuse.


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  • The headline example says: The other amuses were a shot of artichoke soup with hibiscus foam and a slice of salmon belly with scallion sauce. According to the O.E.D. amuse can be a noun (obs., rare), but it's defined as pre-occupation, musing, meditation.

    November 19, 2009

  • Shorthand for amuse-bouche, methinks.

    November 19, 2009