pate de foie gras

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pate de foie gras a pate made from goose liver (marinated in Cognac) and truffles
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Pate de foie gras pasty of fat goose liver: Strasburg pie
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

And even then I didn't know whom I had there, opposite me, busy now devouring a slice of pate de foie gras.
"The Arrow of Gold" by Joseph Conrad
She thinks dogs ought not to be fed on pate de foie gras.
"Dolly Dialogues" by Anthony Hope
Des Grassins has sent me a pate-de-foie-gras truffled!
"Eugenie Grandet" by Honore de Balzac
I suppose you mean that he was too partial to asparagus and pate de foie gras, don't you?
"A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen
MR. CARLYLE INVITED TO SOME PATE DE FOIE GRAS.
"East Lynne" by Mrs. Henry Wood
But think of a string of pate de foie gras sausages at a guinea a piece!
"Alarms and Discursions" by G. K. Chesterton
Or if you choose you can call it simply caviare, pate de foie gras, grapes and champagne.
"Mr. Prohack" by E. Arnold Bennett
I suppose you mean that he was too partial to asparagus and pate de foie gras, don't you?
"A Doll's House" by Henrik Ibsen
MOCK PATE DE FOIE GRAS.
"My Pet Recipes, Tried and True" by Various
Ham, beef, tongue, pate de foie gras, potted shrimps, and cetera.
"Despair's Last Journey" by David Christie Murray
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