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  • noun A fleur-de-lys.


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  • I'd seen him earlier that day when I thanked him for the information that he had given me regarding a certain fleur rustique, * one I had been eyeing on every French curb and in every rock garden.

    droguerie - French Word-A-Day 2008

  • "Rebelle fleur translates to rebel flower, NOT rebelious flower, its 2 nouns so in that case fleur does not HAVE to be first!

    Socialite Life 2010

  • [95-1] Las Casas in his _Historia_, I. 267, says "on that day at nightfall the needles northwested that is to say the fleur de lis which marks the north was not pointing directly at it but verged somewhat to the left of north and in the morning northeasted that is to say the fleur de lis pointed to right of the north until sunset."

    The Northmen, Columbus and Cabot, 985-1503 Various 1884

  • But to those for whom it is a gourmet condiment, few varieties compare to the crème de la crème of salt known as fleur de sel, harvested by gently skimming the white, lacy film from the surface of salty beds when weather conditions in summer allow.

    International Herald Tribune - World News, Analysis, and Global Opinions 2009

  • Good 'finishing salt' such as fleur de sel or Maldon

    New Potatoes with Browned Butter ♥ | A Veggie Venture 2006

  • Serves 1 (easily multiplied) 2 - 3 thick slices of perfectly ripe tomato (for easy slicing, use a serrated knife) per tomato slice, 1 thin slice fresh mozzarella finishing salt such as fleur de sel splash of good balsamic vinegar few strips of fresh basil

    Archive 2005-07-01 2005

  • Make sure you use an excellent extra virgin olive oil, a rich red wine vinegar, and even the salt should ideally be a premium coarse sea salt, such as fleur de sel.

    How To Cook Italian Giuliano Hazan 2005

  • The theme this month is "fleur," which means flower in French.

    unknown title 2009

  • Sprinkle with flaky sea salt, such as fleur de sel.

    David Lebovitz 2009

  • about 2 tablespoons good red wine vinegar about 2 tablespoons good olive oil good salt such as fleur de sel or sea salt

    My "First" Panzanella ♥ | A Veggie Venture 2005


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