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- n. Obsolete form of quadroon.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A quarter; esp., a quarter of a pound, or a quarter of a hundred.
- n. A quadroon.
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Larger quantities were sold au cent, but this “hundred of cod” was 132 codfish; a quarteron of that unit was 33 cod.
If you only add a half quarteron of butter, that is enough provided that you add a half quarteron of good beef marrow crushed very small.
You must also add salt at your discretion as it cooks, and a quarteron a quarter-pound/125 gm good fresh butter.
Add a piece the size of two eggs of freshly made cream cheese, or simply soft cheese from whole milk, and a quarteron 4 oz/125 g of melted butter.
Prepare at the same time a ragout, with the livers, mushrooms, morels, truffles, and a quarteron of chestnuts.