Bouche

Definitions

  • Ébouch of Portrait
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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Bouche A mouth.
    • Bouche An allowance of meat and drink for the tables of inferior officers or servants in a nobleman's palace or at court.
    • n Bouche Same as Bush, a lining.
    • v. t Bouche Same as Bush, to line.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n bouche In the ancient French monarchy, the service of the king's table, under the direction of the master of the king's household. A large number of officers of different ranks, and having accurately defined duties, formed this establishment.
    • n bouche A certain allowance of provisions made by a king to those who obeyed his summons to the field, according to the feudal system of military service.
    • n bouche Any supply of provisions; food. Formerly corruptly bouge.
    • n bouche In medieval armor, a notch or indentation in the upper right-hand edge of the shield, allowing a weapon to be passed through it. In the justing shield, this was sometimes of the form of a diagonal slit terminating in a round hole of the size of the lance-shaft.
    • n bouche In ordnance, a short cylinder of copper placed in a counterbore in the face of the breech-block, and through which the vent of a piece of breech-loading ordnance is drilled; a bushing. When this copper cylinder extends through the walls of the piece, it is called a vent-piece or vent-bushing. See bushing.
    • n bouche The mouth of a firearm of any kind; the bore.
    • bouche To form or drill a new mouth or vent in, as in a gun which has been spiked.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. bouche, mouth, victuals

Usage

In literature:

His Majesty's Maison-bouche, they say, is all busy stewing and frying at Saint-Cloud; the King's Dinner not far from ready there.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
Dieu a mis dans sa bouche des mots terribles.
"Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde with a Preface by Robert Ross" by Oscar Wilde
I am like Saint-Jean Bouche-d'Or.
"The Marriage Contract" by Honore de Balzac
Letter of the electors of Bouches-du-Rhone, Nov.
"The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 3 (of 6)" by Hippolyte A. Taine
One particularly large white grub, and a great bon-bouche to the natives, is procured out of the ground.
"Journals Of Expeditions Of Discovery Into Central Australia And Overland" by Edward John Eyre
Elle etait seule, dans le sous-sol, avec le barman qui, sa serviette dans la bouche, dormait dans un coin.
"Histoires grises" by E. Edouard Tavernier
In a moment more he had placed Bouche at the head of the first team of dogs.
"The March Of The White Guard" by Gilbert Parker
On le prit les mains rouges, la bouche blanche d'ecume.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, VOL. 100. Feb. 28, 1891" by Various
The tribe were about to cook poor little Verva because her mother was dead, and she seemed a bouche inutile.
"In the Wrong Paradise" by Andrew Lang
Elles ont les yeux noirs, bien fendus, la bouche et les levres petites, et les traits du visage bien proportionnes.
"History of the Negro Race in America From 1619 to 1880. Vol 1" by George W. Williams
In the Var, the Bouches-du-Rhone, Vaucluse, from Digne and Draguignan, to Avignon and Aix, one had to pay ransom.
"The House of the Combrays" by G. le Notre
We scarcely reach them when the bouches are put to rout.
"The New York Times Current History: the European War, February, 1915" by Various
This bouching has heretofore been made of cast zinc.
"Ordnance Instructions for the United States Navy." by Bureau of Ordnance, USN
Bialx Sire Asnes, car allez: Belle bouche, car chantez.
"Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan" by Clement A. Miles
LA BOUSE, CAPTAIN OLIVER, or DE LA BOUCHE.
"The Pirates' Who's Who" by Philip Gosse
France contained wholly in the department of Bouches-du-Rhone, and comprising the delta of the Rhone.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 1" by Various
Bouches-du-Rhone is divided into the three arrondissements of Marseilles, Aix and Arles (33 cantons, 111 communes).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 3" by Various
Bouches du Rhone, 17 miles south-east of Nismes.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
Bouches-du-Rhone, with manufactures of cottons, pottery, cloth.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Bouches-du-Rhone on the Huveaune, 11 m. E. of Marseilles by rail.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 8" by Various
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In poetry:

BOUCHE-MIGNONNE lived in the mill,
Past the vineyards shady,
Where the sun shone on a rill
Jewelled like a lady.
"Bouche-Mignonne" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
Bouche-Mignonne awoke, and quick
Glossy tresses braided.
Curious sunbeams clustered thick;
Vines her casement shaded
"Bouche-Mignonne" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
"Bouche-Mignonne!" it laughing cries,
"Pierre as bee is silly;
Thinks two morning stars thine eyes,
And thy neck a lily."
"Bouche-Mignonne" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
"Bouche-Mignonne!" it laughing cries,
"Do not blush and tremble;
If the night has ears and eyes,
I'll for thee dissemble;
"Bouche-Mignonne" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
"Bouche-Mignonne," it called, when red
In the dawn were glowing
Eaves and mill-wheel, "leave thy bed;
Hark to me a-flowing!"
"Bouche-Mignonne" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
"Bouche-Mignonne!" it cried, "come down;
Other flowers are stirring:
Pierre, with fingers strong and brown,
Sets the wheel a-birring."
"Bouche-Mignonne" by Isabella Valancy Crawford

In news:

The dinner began, as it usually does at Café Adelaide , with an amuse bouche: a single fried oyster.
Chef-owner Scott Anderson recreates the flavors of a classic French Béarnaise sauce — egg yolk with a reduction of white wine, shallots and tarragon, emulsified with clarified butter — in this amuse-bouche.
Lauren Leanne Burroughs and Daniel Kenneth Bouch were married Saturday, June 30, 2012, at West End Church of Christ, Knoxville.
Cidre Bouché at Bistro Vendôme.
Andre's Bouchée presents a tasty tribute and farewell to foie gras.
One of the most vocal local advocates for foie gras has been Andre's Bouchée , which hosted a "Farewell to Foie Gras" dinner last week.
Bar Bouchée in Madison Southeastern Connecticut News, Sports, Weather and Video The Day newspaper.
Jean-Pierre Vuillermet of New Haven's stately Union League Café presumably saw the absence of great cooking along the mid-coast and last year opened Bar Bouchée on a quiet side street in Madison.
Bar Bouchée got off to a rocky start.
It showcases the skill of a chef, from the amuse bouche teaser down to the whimsy of dessert.
His amuse-bouches were tea-party renditions of bar food—breaded marble-sized mozzarella balls with a meat sauce, a miniature meatloaf sandwich on pretzel bread.
Amuse Bouche will take a look at current issues in today's vast food world through the eyes of a sarcastic, CIA trained Chef.
Chef Robert Carter at Peninsula Grill frequently features his pimento cheese in amuse-bouches.
Meals begin with an amuse bouche of bacon-laced tater tots — a whimsical allusion to the food-truck fare that landed him on the Great Food Truck Race.
The Crème Brûlée Cart, Bike Basket Pies, Amuse Bouche, the Magic Curry Kart, the Sexy Soup Lady, the Tamale Lady — it seems like you can sell anything outdoors in San Francisco.
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In science:

Bouche, Asymptotic results for Hermitian line bundles over complex manifolds: the heat kernel approach.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Theoretical studies also predict that the SFR increases with halo mass (e.g. at z = 3, Bouch´e et al. 2005); however, in presence of AGN feedback(e.g.
Clustering Properties of restframe UV selected galaxies I: the correlation length derived from GALEX data in the local Universe
Barros et al. (2011) analysed LT/RISE observations covering three transits, of which the first was originally presented in the discovery paper (Bouch y et al. 2010).
Homogeneous studies of transiting extrasolar planets. V. New results for 38 planets
This sSFR ‘plateau’ is difficult to produce with current models of galaxy formation (e.g., Bouch´e et al. 2010; Weinmann et al. 2011).
Molecular hydrogen regulated star formation in cosmological SPH simulations
Both our Fiducial and H2 runs predict gradually declining sSFR with decreasing redshift, similarly to other previous models (Bouch´e et al. 2010; Dav´e et al. 2011; Weinmann et al. 2011).
Molecular hydrogen regulated star formation in cosmological SPH simulations
The data shown in Figure 11 all come from observations of nearby galaxies (z < 0.03), but recently a number of studies have addressed the form of the molecular gas Schmidt law for starburst galaxies extending to redshifts z ≥ 2 (e.g., Bouch´e et al. 2007; Daddi et al. 2010; Genzel et al. 2010).
Star Formation in the Milky Way and Nearby Galaxies
Bouch, Complex-Time Singularity and Locality Estimates for Quantum Lattice Systems.
The Expected Perimeter in Eden and Related Growth Processes
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