Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A dance of the Tyrolese peasants, or a song or melody suitable for such a dance. The characteristic folk-songs of Tyrol abound in yodels.

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Examples

  • Scoop out the centres of the artichokes and fill with mayonnaise, or with ravigote, tartare or tyrolienne sauce.

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  • Five courses were served at Blair to a smaller-than-usual dinner party, including soup julienne; fillet of sole with tyrolienne sauce; roast turkey with oyster dressing, gravy and cranberry sauce; gingerale and peach salad, shredded lettuce, French dressing and toasted Triscuits.

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  • Quelques passages difficiles, un pique-nique avec vue imprenable sur la vallée, et une tyrolienne pour terminer qui m’a vu faire le singe sur le câble à la fin, la tête en bas et les pieds en l’air, pour pouvoir décrocher ces sacrés mousquetons — la corde de la poulie avait fait des noeuds, du coup je touchais à peine par terre à l’arriveé.

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