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  • noun Plural form of ragout.

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Examples

  • Presently, she set before me a tray of the most exquisite meats, such as ragouts and fritters soaked in honey and fricassees and fowls stuffed with sugar and pistachio-nuts, and we ate till we were satisfied.

    The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Volume I

  • We had hot cakes for our breakfast and "hermetik" each day, Mutton pies, ragouts and curries, for that is Lindström's way.

    The South Pole~ Northward

  • Restaurants offered sumptuous food - ragouts, roulades, collard green croquettes and desserts dripping with brown sugar, cream and sweet-smelling cinnamon.

    Deborah Santana: A Mother's Call to Action

  • “We are living with the hordes of the Congo and you taste mysterious spices and poke your fork into incredible ragouts, and hear songs of the Guinea Coast and see faces gay and loose with a heredity of sweetly dissolute centuries.”

    The Five of Hearts

  • “We are living with the hordes of the Congo and you taste mysterious spices and poke your fork into incredible ragouts, and hear songs of the Guinea Coast and see faces gay and loose with a heredity of sweetly dissolute centuries.”

    The Five of Hearts

  • But we cannot stop to describe the cloth of gold and silver — the superb embroidery in arabesque — the shawls of Kashmere and the muslins of India, which were here unfolded in all their splendour; far less to tell the different sweetmeats, ragouts edged with rice coloured in various manners, with all the other niceties of Eastern cookery.

    The Talisman

  • Ever since then, I've made all sorts of chestnut soups, stuffings, ragouts, and cakes, determined to make up for lost time.

    Archive 2007-11-01

  • Ever since then, I've made all sorts of chestnut soups, stuffings, ragouts, and cakes, determined to make up for lost time.

    Creamy Autumn Chestnut Soup

  • Finally, in the appendix to the Essay Herz also argues against the position of Du Bos that critics have no better rules for arguing about the merits of works of art than cooks do for arguing about ragouts, a position adopted from Du Bos by Hume and subsequently endorsed by Kant.

    18th Century German Aesthetics

  • Their dinner consisted of four dishes of different soups, each garnished with two young paroquets, a large dish of bouillé that weighed two hundred weight, two roasted monkeys of a delicious flavor, three hundred humming-birds in one dish, and six hundred flybirds in another; some excellent ragouts, delicate tarts, and the whole served up in dishes of rockcrystal.

    Candide

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