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Filet   /fɪlˈeɪ/   Listen

Decorate with a lace of geometric designs.  Synonym: fillet.
Cut into filets.  Synonym: fillet.

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"Filet" Quotes from Famous Books

... Rhin a la Lithuanienne, les poulardes a la Godard—le filet de boeuf braise aux raisins a la Napolitaine, le jambon ...
— Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3 • Various

... devoted entirely to the possible lack of length of the new season's skirts or the intricacies of the new filet-lace patterns. ...
— The Vertical City • Fannie Hurst

... a suggestion of honey. Then I enter, sickened already, the restaurant where bald, fat, tired-looking men are eating, with half-opened waistcoats and moist, shining foreheads. The food shows the effect of heat—the melon growing soft under the ice, the soft bread, the flabby filet, the warmed-over vegetables, the purulent cheese, the fruits ripened on the premises. I go out, nauseated, and go home to try to sleep a little until the hour for dinner, which ...
— Strong as Death • Guy de Maupassant

... an excellent filet. But of what? We had no more cattle, nor sheep, nor goats, nor donkeys, nor pigs. It was impossible to get a horse. I thought of all this after I had devoured my meat. Then a horrible idea came to me. These negroes were born close to a country where they eat ...
— Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete • Guy de Maupassant

... windows that are found here reveal delicate mouldings in the classic bead and filet design, and are surmounted by an elaborate moulded cornice, which lends great dignity to the room. This is supported by delicate pilasters and balanced by the swelling base shown below the window seats. Such a window as this is no mere incident, or cut in the wall; on the contrary, it is structural ...
— American Cookery - November, 1921 • Various

... eat bouilli, from respect to the principles previously announced, that bouilli is flesh without the juices. [Footnote: This idea which began to make its impression on bouilli has disappeared. It is replaced by a roasted filet, ...
— The Physiology of Taste • Brillat Savarin

... who could say so much in his own defence, had suffered himself to be so completely silenced? He answered me, in his low, deliberate voice, in the words of Moire—"'Qu'est-ce que la raison avec un filet de voix contre une gueule comme celle-la?' At some other time," added Mr. M'Leod, "my sentiments shall be at ...
— Tales and Novels, Vol. IV • Maria Edgeworth

Words linked to "Filet" :   fish fillet, filet mignon, decorate, ornament, cut up, preparation, cookery, cooking, embellish, fish filet, filet de boeuf en croute, slice, lace, carve, grace, Chateaubriand, beautify, tournedos, piece, adorn, beefsteak, beef tenderloin

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