nougat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n nougat nuts or fruit pieces in a sugar paste
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Nougat A cake, sweetmeat, or confection made with almonds or other nuts.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n nougat A confection made usually of chopped almonds and pistachio-nuts embedded in a sweet paste.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Nougat nōō-gä′ a confection made of a sweet paste filled with chopped almonds or pistachio-nuts.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr. (cf. Sp. nogado, an almond-cake)—L. nux, nucis, a nut.

Usage

In literature:

There were ropes of pearls, too, and big stacks of nougat; and rubies, and gold watches, and Turkish Delight in tubs.
"Dream Days" by Kenneth Grahame
Well, I gave her nougat and cheap cynicisms, and she allowed herself to be comforted!
"The Pool in the Desert" by Sara Jeanette Duncan
FIRST PASTRY-COOK (bringing in an elaborate fancy dish): Fruits in nougat!
"Cyrano de Bergerac" by Edmond Rostand
There were ropes of pearls, too, and big stacks of nougat; and rubies, and gold watches, and Turkish Delight in tubs.
"Dream Days" by Kenneth Grahame
And just look at this nougat," he cried ecstatically, "just look at it!
"The Garden Party" by Katherine Mansfield
He bit too hastily at the nougat, and it stuck to his plate.
"The Forsyte Saga, Volume III." by John Galsworthy
The place de la Marine was a sea of mud, brown and sticky as nougat.
"The Garden Of Allah" by Robert Hichens
He bit too hastily at the nougat, and it stuck to his plate.
"To Let" by John Galsworthy
He bit too hastily at the nougat, and it stuck to his plate.
"The Forsyte Saga, Complete" by John Galsworthy
Sally gave the attentive poodle a piece of nougat.
"The Adventures of Sally" by P. G. Wodehouse
Nougats and other sweets, which looked as if they had circulated since the hero of the play was born, were passed about to the spectators.
"The Sunny Side of Diplomatic Life, 1875-1912" by Lillie DeHegermann-Lindencrone
After this, and a block of nougat, Eunice discovered herself to be sleepy.
"The Three Black Pennys" by Joseph Hergesheimer
Assuredly we must not seem to suggest that, in an autonomous Ireland, public life will be all nougat, velvet, and soft music.
"The Open Secret of Ireland" by T. M. Kettle
Cocoanut balls were made, and nougat, which was cut into cubes, and lovely, flat peanut sugar cakes.
"Marjorie's Busy Days" by Carolyn Wells
She was going to buy chocolate nougats.
"An Australian Lassie" by Lilian Turner
She called for a quantity of meringues and nougat, and finished by a glass of wine.
"Jack" by Alphonse Daudet
Juve was talking to a ragged Arab selling nougat to the passers-by.
"The Exploits of Juve" by Pierre Souvestre and Marcel Allain
Then he purchased two sticks of nougat and with it drank two bottles of ginger-beer.
"Just William" by Richmal Crompton
Individual creams are also served in baskets of nougat or of pulled candy.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
I simply had to have some chocolate nougat to-night!...
"In Accordance with the Evidence" by Oliver Onions
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In news:

Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey , made using a blend from a 180-year-old pot still, is now available in the US The 80-proof spirit has a soft almond taste, with nougat, peach, caramel and vanilla flavors, according to the company.
Giant Food Stores and Martin's Food Markets, following a recall by Unilever, announced it removed pints of Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Nougat Crunch ice cream from its stores due to undeclared peanuts or tree nuts on the ingredient label.
The Crunch Almond bar, made with Swiss milk chocolate, salted caramelized almonds , honey and almond nougat, is packed with almond flavor, and like Villar's bar, the almonds are paired with honey.
Made with caramel, nougat and Fairtrade organic chocolate, the bar contains both almond pieces and Justin's almond butter.
No, it's not nougat (though it does look a bit like the honey, sugar, egg white and nut confection).
Milky Way French Vanilla and Caramel Bar Mars, Inc Hackettstown, N.J www.mars.com/ 908 852-1000 This bar combines caramel, French vanilla-flavored nougat and milk chocolate for a rich, smooth and creamy taste sensation consumers will love.
Milky Way French Vanilla and Caramel Bar Mars, Inc Hackettstown, N.J www.mars.com/ 908 852-1000 This bar combines caramel, French vanilla-flavored nougat and milk chocolate for a rich, smooth and creamy taste sensation consumers will love.
Mars Foodservice presents the top-testing new candy bar launch from Mars in over three years: Snickers Brand Peanut Butter Squared , which combines peanuts, caramel, nougat, milk chocolate and peanut butter.
With a perfect mix of chocolate, nougat, nuts and caramel, how can it not satisfy you.
SNICKERS Pat: With a perfect mix of chocolate, nougat, nuts and caramel, how can it not satisfy you.
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