Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A device for heating and moistening the compressed air on a compressed-air locomotive by passing it through a tank of hot water on its way from the storage-reservoir to the motor-cylinder.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Old men of the world might say to him, as card-players would say to the man who declines to take advantage of his trumps, ‘Monsieur, you ought not to play at bouillotte.’

    Eve and David

  • Suppose that you sit down to a game of bouillotte, do you begin to argue over the rules of the game?

    Eve and David

  • Old men of the world might say to him, as card-players would say to the man who declines to take advantage of his trumps, ‘Monsieur, you ought not to play at bouillotte.’

    Eve and David

  • Suppose that you sit down to a game of bouillotte, do you begin to argue over the rules of the game?

    Eve and David

  • I send my kindest regards to your father; and think you had best see as little as possible of your bouillotte-playing French friend and his friends.

    The Newcomes

  • It was not very wrong to go there, and if the Prince did go and smoke a few cigars and have a game at bouillotte, it was not a very great crime.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • These gentlemen, among them all, almost without taking off their white kid gloves, would win or lose between forty and fifty thousand francs at bouillotte, just to give them an appetite before going to the club to finish the night at baccarat.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Indeed, at the end of a few moments, at the request of Madame F----, the players deserted the bouillotte, and placed themselves in a circle around her.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • All the great deals are arranged at the club, around the bouillotte table, and a man must go there or suffer the penalty of seeing his business fall off.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • "Is it necessary to make a fuss about a few games at bouillotte?"

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.