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- n. Alternative form of mignonette.
- n. A size of type between nonpareil and minion, used in ornamental borders etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Small; delicate.
- n. A size of type between nonpareil and minion; -- used in ornamental borders, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Diminutive; delicate; dainty.
- n. In printing, a bastard body of type, measuring about 11¼ lines to the inch, smaller than minion and larger than nonpareil, in tended to be the equivalent of the French size “body six” of the Didot system: used by typefounders in the United States chiefly for combination borders planned on the Didot system.
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Mash the clove of garlic, rubbing thoroughly in a mortar and on this put the butter and flour, mixing well together, and gradually adding the salt and minionette pepper, and stir in two tablespoonfuls of cream.
When a large quantity of butter sauce is required, put four ounces of fresh butter into a middle-sized stew-pan, with some grated nutmeg and minionette pepper; to these add four ounces of sifted flour, knead the whole well together, and moisten with a pint of cold spring water; stir the sauce on the fire till it boils, and after having kept it gently boiling for twenty minutes
The woodbines, the roses, the jessamines, the pinks and above all, the minionette with which it was surrounded, made the air one general perfume; every breeze came loaded with fragrance, stealing and giving odour.
A Description of Millenium Hall And the Country Adjacent Together with the Characters of the Inhabitants and Such Historical Anecdotes and Reflections As May Excite in the Reader Proper Sentiments of Humanity, and Lead the Mind to the Love of Virtue
It went on very currently for two or three days, but last night at Vauxhall his minionette face seemed to be sent to languish with Lord R. Berties's.
a pinch of rosemary, one clove of garlic, paprika, salt and minionette pepper.
a few parsley roots, and to these add a bay leaf, a sprig of thyme, a little minionette pepper and two ounces of butter.
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