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Flambe  adj.  
(Ceramics) Decorated by glaze splashed or irregularly spread upon the surface, or apparently applied at the top and allowed to run down the sides; said of pieces of Chinese porcelain.
a. (Cooking) Dipped in or covered with a flammable liqueur and set afire when served; usually used postpositively; as, cherries flambe.

Collaborative International Dictionary of English 0.48

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"Flambe" Quotes from Famous Books

... Marie, Du lieu imperial, Fut-ce en chambre paree, Ou en Palais royal? —En une pauvre etable Ouverte a l'environ Ou n'avait feu, ni flambe Ni latte, ni chevron. ...
— Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan • Clement A. Miles

... 731; struck down, borne down, broken down; downtrodden; overborne, overwhelmed; all up with; ploughed, plowed, plucked. lost, undone, ruined, broken; bankrupt &c. (not paying) 808; played out; done up, done for; dead beat, ruined root and branch, flambe[obs3], knocked on the head; destroyed &c. 162. frustrated, crossed, unhinged, disconcerted dashed; thrown off one's balance, thrown on one's back, thrown on one's beam ends|; unhorsed, in a sorry plight; hard hit. stultified, befooled[obs3], dished, hoist on one's own petard; ...
— Roget's Thesaurus • Peter Mark Roget

Words linked to "Flambe" :   cook, prepare, ready, fix

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