half-and-half dressing

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n half-and-half dressing half mayonnaise and half vinaigrette seasoned with minced garlic and mashed anchovies and grated Parmesan cheese; especially good for combination salads
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Usage

In literature:

His dress was a rusty brown doublet, with puffed-out breeches beneath, descending half-way down the thigh, and then all was bare.
"The Black Tor" by George Manville Fenn
Mr Heatherstone came out half dressed, and with horror on his countenance.
"The Children of the New Forest" by Captain Marryat
A half hour later the girls' trunks were brought into the house and they proceeded at once to don what they called their home dresses.
"Fred Fearnot's New Ranch" by Hal Standish
Mix well with the dressing and put a little on half the bread and butter.
"My Pet Recipes, Tried and True" by Various
Fat Mexican women half dressed were lolling about, and the front door was open to many men.
"The Californians" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
In half an hour more we came up to a cleanly-dressed and pleasant-looking shepherd lad, who was not at all afraid of us.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
If half the sums spent on my music and dress had been used in giving me a single handicraft, what a blessing it would be to us now!
"Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag, Vol. 5" by Louisa M. Alcott
One of these was a woman dressed in black, and having a half disclosed, fresh and beautiful face.
"The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851" by Various
The half near the altar full of veiled European nuns in white and buff dresses.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
He was evidently a boy from the streets, as he was shabbily dressed and carried half a dozen papers under his arm.
"The Camp Fire Girls in the Outside World" by Margaret Vandercook
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In poetry:

"My maids, gae to my dressing-room,
And dress to me my smock;
The one half is o the holland fine,
The other o needle-work."
"Lord Thomas And Fair Annet" by Andrew Lang
Without some calculation, youth
May live to age and never guess,
That no one study they pursue
Takes half the time they give to dress.
"Time Spent In Dress" by Charles Lamb
And we will make the beds, of course,
You'll have two autos and a horse,
A lady to Marcel your tresses,
And all the madame's half-worn dresses.
"Help" by Franklin Pierce Adams
And you half dressed and half awake,
Your slant eyes strangely watching me,
And I, who watch you drowsily,
With eyes that, having slept not, ache;
"White Heliotrope" by Arthur Symons
The bridesmaids’ dresses had gone astray
So they had only half their clothes on
And a cabby who’d dared to ask for his fare
Had only got half his nose on.
"The Wedding That Never Was" by Billy Bennett
Oh, how it makes the northern heart,
With sluggish current half-congealed,
In ecstasy and vigor start
To read about this tropic field;
The garden of luxuriousness,
In winter wearing summer's dress.
"Bermuda" by Hattie Howard

In news:

Most teams use the third preseason game as a dress rehearsal for the regular season and play their regulars for at least a half if not into the third quarter.
Her user-friendly menu at Rickshaw is built around a half-dozen dumplings , and encourages customers to supersize their orders with a pointedly un-Chinatownish mixed-greens salad, or a designated dressed-up noodle soup.
The eggplant pirogue is a fried half eggplant stuffed with eggplant-crabmeat dressing and topped with crawfish cream sauce.
Instruments and sound systems are crammed between props, easels, old sofas and half-dressed mannequins.
Dresses are usually priced at half the cost of buying new—former bridesmaids recoup part of their expense and new bridesmaids save.
OGDENSBURG – A half-dozen men and women dressed in clothing and military attire from the Revolutionary War period were on hand last weekend during the dedication of a new monument in Groulx Park.
The dressing should be the consistency of cream or half-and-half.
They dress like any American girl would, and not how the media has portrayed them, half-naked.
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In science:

In particular, as a sum Rc can be shown to be absolutely and uniformly convergent for τ ∈ H (upper half complex plane) in such a way as only to possess a single ’dressed’ pole at τ2 → ∞.
Gauge Threshold Corrections for N = 2 Heterotic Local Models with Flux, and Mock Modular Forms
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