Definitions

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

  • n. A savory preserve made of white currants or gooseberries.

Etymologies

After Bar-le-Duc, a town of northeast France.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

  • The mouth-watering paragraph on food caught my eye - thanks for the link explaining "bar-le-duc".

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  • She ordered with a sense of novelty and thrift, passing on from grilled spring chicken, bar-le-duc, and honey-dew melon to eggs and bacon.

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