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Filet   /fɪlˈeɪ/   Listen
Filet

noun
1.
A boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef.  Synonym: fillet.
2.
A longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish.  Synonyms: fillet, fish filet, fish fillet.
3.
Lace having a square mesh.



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"Filet" Quotes from Famous Books



... at the phone a small, weary voice managed to convince Perry that it was Mr. Nolak speaking, and that they would remain open until eight because of the Townsends' ball. Thus assured, Perry ate a great amount of filet mignon and drank his third of the last bottle of champagne. At eight-fifteen the man in the tall hat who stands in front of the Clarendon found him trying to ...
— O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1920 • Various

... have time to write your article later," said another of the brotherhood; "what has a bombshell to do with this 'filet saute'?" ...
— The Lesser Bourgeoisie • Honore de Balzac

... Hank Odell won, since I lost. Hank has designed new rocker-arm for Severn motor valves. All of us invited to usual big dinner, never did see so many uniforms, also members of Canadian parliament. I don't like to lose a race, but thunder it doesn't bother me long. Good filet of sole at dinner. Sat near a young lieutenant, leftenant I suppose it is, who made me think of Forrest Haviland. I miss Forrest a lot. He's doing some good flying for the army, flying Curtiss hydro now, and trying out muffler for ...
— The Trail of the Hawk - A Comedy of the Seriousness of Life • Sinclair Lewis

... were lean, powerful fellows, most of them young. They were dressed almost with the similarity of a uniform, black trousers, blue flannel shirts, girdled with a twist of bright colored silk, a bandanna twisted and tied filet wise about the head. Most of them wore their black hair waist long, but there were four men with short hair and Roger wondered if these were not the machinists of whom Dick ...
— The Forbidden Trail • Honore Willsie

... suis tout a fait calme. Ecoutez. J'ai des bijoux caches ici que meme votre mere n'a jamais vus, des bijoux tout a fait extraordinaires. J'ai un collier de perles a quatre rangs. On dirait des lunes enchainees de rayons d'argent. On dirait cinquante lunes captives dans un filet d'or. Une reine l'a porte sur l'ivoire de ses seins. Toi, quand tu le porteras, tu seras aussi belle qu'une reine. J'ai des amethystes de deux especes. Une qui est noire comme le vin. L'autre qui est rouge comme du vin qu'on a colore avec de l'eau. J'ai des ...
— Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde - with a Preface by Robert Ross • Oscar Wilde



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



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