Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A cabbage.
  • noun In dressmaking, a small, close rosette of any suitable material: so called from the crumpling of its loops of ribbon or lace, which resemble the crinkled leaves of a cabbage.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A cabbage.
  • noun A kind of light pastry, usually in the form of a small round cake, and with a filling, as of jelly or cream.
  • noun A bunch, knot, or rosette of ribbon or other material, used as an ornament in women's dress.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of various types of cabbage
  • noun puff filled with cream or custard
  • noun the imperial dynasty of China from 1122 to 221 BC; notable for the rise of Confucianism and Taoism

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I have a friend who always says to me,,,,Au revoir mon petite chou, which is rather funny as I’m quite fat.

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  • I would have left "le chou en question" somewhere along a Sicilian or an Italian field and it would have carried on with its rotting process without upsetting anyone.

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  • Or perhaps badly translated mandarin? chou ni ma di bei hui dan!

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  • "And your mom would like to keep the cabbage ..." he explained, referring to the 7-day-old chou (one of the many garden gifts from our landlord, and while it was easy to know how to prepare the eggplants — as for that smelly chou ... what to do, what to do?).

    antiques

  • "And your mom would like to keep the cabbage ..." he explained, referring to the 7-day-old chou (one of the many garden gifts from our landlord, and while it was easy to know how to prepare the eggplants — as for that smelly chou ... what to do, what to do?).

    French Word-A-Day:

  • "And your mom would like to keep the cabbage ..." he explained, referring to the 7-day-old chou (one of the many garden gifts from our landlord, and while it was easy to know how to prepare the eggplants — as for that smelly chou ... what to do, what to do?).

    clandestin - French Word-A-Day

  • So, there you are, "chouette" is not a little cabbage, therefore, it's not a diminutive of the word "chou".

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  • A while back, Carla Bruni made headlines by calling her husband, President Sarkozy, my cabbage, mon chou.

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  • In Yang Li-chou's beautiful documentary, Beyond The Arctic, the three men who represented Taiwan as the Team Gamania Foundation in the 2008 Polar Challenge are:

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  • In Yang Li-chou's beautiful documentary, Beyond The Arctic, the three men who represented Taiwan as the Team Gamania Foundation in the 2008 Polar Challenge are:

    George Heymont: Baby, It's Cold Outside!

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