from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A savory preserve made of white currants or gooseberries.
After Bar-le-Duc, a town of northeast France.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
The mouth-watering paragraph on food caught my eye - thanks for the link explaining "bar-le-duc".
Certain People of Importance - A Dress A Day
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.