Chartreuse

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj chartreuse of something having the yellowish green color of Chartreuse liqueur
    • n chartreuse a shade of green tinged with yellow
    • n Chartreuse aromatic green or yellow liqueur flavored with orange peel and hyssop and peppermint oils; made at monastery near Grenoble, France
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Chartreuse A Carthusian monastery; esp. La Grande Chartreuse, mother house of the order, in the mountains near Grenoble, France.
    • Chartreuse An alcoholic cordial, distilled from aromatic herbs; -- made at La Grande Chartreuse.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n chartreuse A monastery of Carthusian monks, especially in France. The Grande Chartreuse, near Grenoble in Dauphiné, is the most famous and the earliest of the order.
    • n chartreuse A highly esteemed tonic cordial, obtained by the distillation of various aromatic plants, especially nettles, growing on the Alps. it derives its name from the celebrated monastery of the Grande Chartreuse, in France, where it is made.
    • n chartreuse In cookery, a preparation usually of game, fillets, etc., incased in a mold of rice; also, fruits inclosed in blanc-mange or puddings. These preparations were invented, it is said, by the monks of the monastery of Grande Chartreuse to disguise meat.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Chartreuse a Carthusian monastery, esp. the original one, the Grande Chartreuse near Grenoble in France: a famous liqueur, green, yellow, or white, long manufactured here by the monks from aromatic herbs and brandy: a kind of enamelled pottery: a pale greenish colour
    • Chartreuse . See Charterhouse.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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Usage

In literature:

CHARTREUSE de la Rose, 182.
"The Story of Rouen" by Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
Serve on individual plates, chicken chartreuse with cannon ball potatoes.
"Games For All Occasions" by Mary E. Blain
It bulged in the middle, and had a chartreuse rind with heliotrope spots on it.
"Cum Grano Salis" by Gordon Randall Garrett
You like that old white Chartreuse, Logotheti.
"Fair Margaret" by Francis Marion Crawford
He forsook his post, broke his vow, and bolted to the Grande Chartreuse.
"Hugh, Bishop of Lincoln" by Charles L. Marson
The elevation of the Chartreuse made the climate peculiarly disagreeable at this season.
"Famous Women: George Sand" by Bertha Thomas
I want to go and see the ruins of the Petite-Chartreuse with him ...
"The Frontier" by Maurice LeBlanc
A wineglass of yellow chartreuse, added just after the rum, is to many palates an improvement.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
I offer you anything from green chartreuse to Scotch and soda.
"Outside Inn" by Ethel M. Kelley
He conjured it up in all its chartreuse glory, then he animated it.
"The Foreign Hand Tie" by Gordon Randall Garrett
Chartreuse, La Grande, ii.
"History of the Rise of the Huguenots" by Henry Baird
Chartreuse, Grande, morbid life in, iii.
"The Stones of Venice, Volume III (of 3)" by John Ruskin
Raven went to the cupboard at the side of the fireplace and took down a bottle of chartreuse.
"Old Crow" by Alice Brown
On a hill overlooking the city was the famous Chartreuse convent, the ruins of which are now swallowed up by Forts Constantine and Alexander.
"The Cathedrals and Churches of the Rhine" by Francis Miltoun
Tastes may differ, but to mine, when it is old, the green Certosa, though far cheaper, is superior to Chartreuse.
"Legends of Florence Collected from the People, First Series" by Charles Godfrey Leland
Our route, through Chery-Chartreuse, was so congested that progress was slow.
"Battery E in France" by Frederic R. Kilner
Also, I sip my coffee very slowly and enjoy a Chartreuse, in tiny gulps.
"A Top-Floor Idyl" by George van Schaick
CHICKEN CHARTREUSE AND POTATOES.
"Gala Day Luncheons" by Caroline Benedict Burrell
There are two main varieties of Chartreuse, the green and the yellow.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 8" by Various
Chamonix; Chartreuse, La Grande.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Appendix" by Various
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In poetry:

"For the death in life of Nitria,
For your Chartreuse ever dumb,
What better is the neighbor,
Or happier the home?
"The Vision Of Echard" by John Greenleaf Whittier

In news:

Step inside, and immediately the chartreuse glow of Vino's backlit bar catches your eye from across the dining room.
As it happens, the evening's winner, Joseph Altuzarra, who showed turtlenecks in lightweight cable knit for fall and cropped chartreuse for spring, has recently become a believer, too.
Texas Parks & Wildlife Department officials report largemouths are good on chartreuse crankbaits and soft plastic worms.
ARISTIDE ECONOMOPOLOUS/THE STAR-LEDGER After a dozen years of "Rent," the Nederlander Theatre had battered seats, worn stage systems and graffiti scrawled all over its garishly-painted, red-and-chartreuse exterior.
Bill Jenkins 11 pounds, 2 ounces Lake Guntersville, Ala. Swimbait hammerhead (shad with chartreuse tail).
Chartreuse pops up again, a Lake Orion Oktoberfest and more.
It might just be the Chartreuse.
Shrimp in brown or chartreuse.
Using chartreuse is interesting because most of the offshore guides in Florida swear by it.
ZZ Top-"I Gots Ta Get Paid (recorded live in Iheartradio Theatre presented by PC Richard & Son) and "Chartreuse.
They've sought out a variety of mosses in their woods, transplanting them into the garden to create a tapestry of shades from glowing emerald to brilliant chartreuse.
Red, chartreuse, and perched delicately atop the deep green water of the Guadalupe, the Royal Wulff fly meanders downstream.
Those in the know down a fizzy chartreuse potion in a slim cobalt-and-silver can.
More cocktail recipes using Chartreuse.
As intimate and hip as your coolest friend's apartment, G Spa features a hangout room with white couches, chartreuse-splashed walls and five funky treatment "pods".
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In science:

Note the str ikingly modal character of the polar ized power, with the linear assuming nearly orthogonal angles—color-coded as either chartreuse or magneta—and with the cor responding circular falling at about 40% negative (purple) and positive (orange), respectively.
Radio Pulsars
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