• WordNet 3.6
    • n fondu hot cheese or chocolate melted to the consistency of a sauce into which bread or fruits are dipped
    • n fondu cubes of meat or seafood cooked in hot oil and then dipped in any of various sauces
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Cheese fondue is said to have originated in the Gourmet Room of the Schweizerhof in Luzern, Switzerland.
    • fondu Blended; softened. In decorative art, noting anything in which colors are so applied as to pass insensibly into each other through delicate gradations: especially said of color-printing, as in wall-paper and calicoes.
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In literature:

"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
It should be only half filled, as the fondu will rise very high.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Vacherin Fondu, or Spiced Fondu.
"The Complete Book of Cheese" by Robert Carlton Brown
Cheese fondu, 184. souffle, 184.
"The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking" by Helen Campbell
Filleted plaice (dressed white); veal cutlets, bacon, and baked tomatoes; cheese fondu.
"The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 354, October 9, 1886" by Various
Pour the fondu into it, then sprinkle crumbs over the top.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
Fondues 273 Fritters, Yorkshire ib.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
In making either of these fondues, rice or other cereals may be substituted for bread crumbs.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
Cast steel Acier fondu.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas

In news:

Fondues are outrageously easy to prepare -- virtually no cooking skill required.
The vibe is Swiss alpine lodge—a welcome update to fondue 's seventies-key-party or nineties-mall-chain habitats of yore.
Blue Umbrella Fondue Simmers in Sylvan Park.
Fondue eatery's departure might cause dip in traffic.
The fondue restaurant, part of a national chain, is moving from the Grand Promenade shopping center on W.T.
Take your fondue skills to another level.
Want to throw a fondue party and show off your skills.
Let's Get Cookin': Fondue , 10:30 am Thursday ($60).
Good fondues can be ordered in restaurants around the country, but recipes vary greatly across regions.
Kinkead's Grilled Squid With Polenta and Tomato Fondue .
This white fondue has all the flavors of the fun tropical drink it is named after.
Hot fondue for a skinny Valentine's.
Relish the hours spent inside by fondueing.
Who can do two for fondue this Tue.
Where can I go for good fondue .