from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The eleventh month of the French republican calendar, -- commencing July 19, and ending August 17. See the Note under vendémiaire.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The eleventh month of the French republican calendar (see calendar), beginning, in 1794, on July 19th, and ending August 17th.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. eleventh month of the Revolutionary calendar (July and August); the month of heat


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  • Christianity sounds simple, but then there’s also God and the Holy Ghost and Mary and consider that the whole thing started-off with just 10 commandments and before you know it eating lobster thermidor is as big a sin as wearing certain fabric combinations but incest is okay if you are drunk and a;; this whatnot.

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  • And then re-introduced to it on the half shell, glazed with a thermidor sauce, decorated with crisp, salty sprigs of samphire, all of which makes you want to lick the shell clean, to dig your tongue into every nook and cranny.

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  • When we prepare (and, by default, reinterpret) a classic lobster thermidor, communicating with its 1891 inception on the Boulevard Saint-Denis in Paris, we are in effect creating our own elegy, our own dramatic monologue of the gustatory sort, the dead speaking to us in vocables and edibles and, dare I say, tongues.

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  • She told Chandler to pull over, pull over now, and he did and then watched her finally puke salad and lobster thermidor all over the curb in front of the House of Blues.

    Babylon Nights

  • Then we might just see them eat not a meal of foie gras and lobster thermidor but a plate of crow followed by a large serving of Humble Pie.

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  • Today some conservatives think the Gingrich revolution entered its thermidor phase five days after the election.

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  • Some of them worry that their revolution has already entered its "" thermidor '' phase.

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  • Contrary to a certain lady reporter, none of the creatures ate bananas -- and none insisted on lobster thermidor.

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  • You can get lobster thermidor at Harry's for $28, I think I remember -- I've never bought it.

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  • The service onboard Singapore was so lavish -- lie-flat seat, lobster thermidor, "Mr. Travis" at all times -- "I didn't want to get off the plane," he says.

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