Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A fish of the family Cichlidæ, Crenicichla saxatilis, having an elongated form and pointed head, thus slightly resembling a pike.

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Examples

  • And I just had to try the quenelle de brochet, a classic bouchon dish and traditional food of this gastronomic city.

    Jamie Schler: A Side Trip to Lyons: Le Bouchon

  • The quenelle de brochet, pike dumpling, served here in a langoustine cream sauce was as big as my head, light and fluffy like a soufflé though denser and tasting delicately of fish.

    Jamie Schler: A Side Trip to Lyons: Le Bouchon

  • It was the first fancy meal she had ever had, and she reveled in every morsel, from the quenelles de brochet sauce Nantua to the bombe glacée that came for dessert, rimy and sumptuous on its silver platter.

    Dreaming in French

  • It was the first fancy meal she had ever had, and she reveled in every morsel, from the quenelles de brochet sauce Nantua to the bombe glacée that came for dessert, rimy and sumptuous on its silver platter.

    Dreaming in French

  • It was the first fancy meal she had ever had, and she reveled in every morsel, from the quenelles de brochet sauce Nantua to the bombe glacée that came for dessert, rimy and sumptuous on its silver platter.

    Dreaming in French

  • What they probably were discussing were quenelles de brochet

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives

  • Wyser-Pratt spelled it brochet in the original email, and we can't remember why we changed it.

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives

  • I've run into him in a place called Jack's Deli, which is actually a very high-end gourmet butcher shop, and we talked about making quenelles de brochet.

    From the WSJ Opinion Archives

  • J'ai mangé la plus grosse quenelle de brochet de toute ma vie!!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • I began with quenelles de brochet, which were the size of billiard balls and rather lumpen in appearance.

    In a City of 'Hot' and 'New,' La Grenouille Dishes Up History

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