Grecque

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Grecque grĕk An ornament supposed to be of Greek origin, esp. a fret or meander.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n grecque A vessel having a perforated bottom, fitted into a coffee-pot and holding the coffee; also, a coffee-pot furnished with this contrivance. Through it the hot water is poured, carrying with it the aroma of the coffee without the grounds.
    • n grecque In architecture and decoration, a Greek fret. See à-la-grecque.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Grecque grek a vessel with a perforated bottom for making coffee without grounds: a Greek fret.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

To make coffee without boiling, you must have a biggin, the best sort of which is what in France is called a Grecque.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
Descriptions des Alpes Grecques et Cottiennes.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
Delaunay, Moines et Sibylles dans l'antiquite judeo-grecque, 1874.
"History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7)" by Adolph Harnack
Point de Grecque is also introduced into some of the spaces, and Raleigh bars are used for the ground-work.
"The Art of Modern Lace Making" by The Butterick Publishing Co.
Dictionnaire des antiquites grecques et romaines (Paris, 1873-1884).
"Introduction to the History of Religions" by Crawford Howell Toy
Cent Dix Lettres grecques de FranASec.ois Filelfe.
"Humphrey Duke of Gloucester" by K.H. Vickers
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In news:

Vegetables à la grecque with sautéed shrimp.
Vegetables a la grecque with sauteed shrimp.
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