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  • The pimps and the panders, the cadets and maquereaux ... they vote the ticket of the organization; they contribute to the campaign funds; they serve as colonizers and repeaters at the polls.

    The Machine

  • Similarly the _maquereaux_ of the old French comedy were clothed in a mottled dress like our harlequin, just as the Latin

    English Past and Present

  • Snacked mackerel, white wine marinated, white grape, croutons is the given English translation of maquereaux au vin blanc.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Cuisine Créative maquereaux caramélisés risotto de lentilles

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  • *itches for some fish-slapping*

    May 13, 2009

  • French. "mackerel", colloquially a ridiculous figure.

    The heroes of today are the maquereaux of tomorrow

    -Powell's "Valley of Bones"

    May 13, 2009