from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A scallop-shaped dish or a scallop shell in which various seafood dishes are browned and served.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A dish (meal), especially a seafood dish, served in an actual scallop shell or a dish (container) shaped like a shell.
- n. A scallop shell or a dish (container) shaped like a such shell, especially when used to serve the aforementioned food.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A shell or shell-like dish or mold in which viands are served.
- n. The expansion of the guard of a sword, dagger, etc.
- n. A form of ruching used as a dress trimming or for neckwear, and named from the manner in which it is gathered or fulled.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A part of the guard of a sword-hilt. See hilt and shell.
- n. A shell, or a dish in the form of a shell, in which preparations of fish, etc., are served.
- n. plural Spectacles of concavo-convex glass, usually tinted or smoked, used as a protection to the eyes.
- n. A mistake in printing, in which one letter is substituted for another.
- n. the left side of the heart, which contains arterial blood.
- n. a greatly hypertrophied heart.
- n. Same as cor venosum.
- n. Same as cor arteriosum.
- n. the right half of the heart, which contains venous blood.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. seafood served in a scallop shell
- n. a dish in the form of a scallop shell
His title marks and deforms the subject with the stroke of a typo, a coquille, the semi-random byproduct of the workings of technological reproduction; his thesis is that "Romanticism, broadly understood, can be said to trouble the reduction of the subject to the merely subjective," even though Romanticism has also "promoted that somewhat newfangled thing called the subject."
Forby derives [cook-eels] from coquille, in allusion to their being fashioned like an escallop, in which sense he is borne out by Cotgrave, who has "Pain coquillé, a fashion of an hard-crusted loafe, somewhat like our stillyard bunne."
That standard edition of _Diane de Lys_ which has enabled us to pick up such a pleasant _coquille d'imprimerie_ contains three shorter stories
All the houses on the "Place" have red tiled roofs, and gables Renaissance style very varied in form, and each one with a characteristic window above, framed richly en coquille, and decorated with arabesques.
There comes a voice from Florida, from Tampa's lonely shore; It is the wail of gallant men, O'Brien is no more; In the land of sun and flowers his head lies pillowed low, No more to sing petite coquille at Benny Havens 'O.
Sur la division des Mollusques acéphalés conchylifères et sur un nouveau genre de coquille appartenant à cette division.
Sur la division des Mollusques acéphales conchylifères, et sur un nouveau genre de coquille appartenant à cette division (Etheria).
Christmas starters are a mix of the pre-prepared and home-made; pre-shelled quail's eggs from Waitrose, shredded cos lettuce decanted into little bowls, a spoonful of ready-made prawn cocktail on top and, from M&S, smoked salmon and asparagus blankets and mini coquille St Jacques.
VENUS, styled _à la coquille_, crouched and issuing from the bath.
LEBANON: Allegedly shady sheik suspected of staging his own kidnapping Quand une coquille se glisse dans l'Orient le Jour, ca donne ca!