Pavlova

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pavlova a dessert consisting of a meringue base or cup filled with fruit and whipped cream
    • n Pavlova Russian ballerina (1882-1931)
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Usage

In literature:

The idea was to make a little ballet, in the style of the Russian Ballet of Pavlova and Nijinsky.
"Women in Love" by D. H. Lawrence
The dogs were soon lost to sight, except Pavlova, who remained with us all the time.
"The Home of the Blizzard" by Douglas Mawson
Complete "Pavlovas" only were displayed in prominent places.
"Winnie Childs" by C. N. Williamson
Talk about Mordkin and Pavlova!
"The Golden Bird" by Maria Thompson Daviess
They would have all been Pavlovas.
"This Simian World" by Clarence Day
I am sure even a gilded Pavlova would be at some difficulty to dance to Mr.
"Penguin Persons & Peppermints" by Walter Prichard Eaton
I had seen it already, when I thought she moved like Pavlova.
"The La Chance Mine Mystery" by Susan Carleton Jones
Pavlova, as there was only one Rosita Mauri a quarter of a century ago.
"A Book About the Theater" by Brander Matthews
RUSSIA; where Anna Pavlova and ritual murder trials come from.
"Post-Impressions" by Simeon Strunsky
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In poetry:

Scholars call the masculine swan a cob;
I call him a narcissistic snob.
He looks in the mirror over and over,
And claims to have never heard of Pavlova.
"The Swan" by Ogden Nash
Dawn enters with little feet
like a gilded Pavlova
And I am near my desire.
Nor has life in it aught better
Than this hour of clear coolness
the hour of waking together.
"The Garret" by Ezra Pound

In news:

Brown sugar pavlova with lime and coconut cream topped with tropical fruits.
Brown sugar pavlova with lime and coconut cream topped with tropical fruits.
Pavlova , a popular dessert in New Zealand, is composed of meringue, whipped cream and fresh fruit.
A profile of Russian poet Vera Pavlova , who will release her first collection of poems in English, "If There is Something to Desire," next month.
Russian Poet Pavlova Celebrates Desire in New Collection.
Two Poems by Vera Pavlova .
For six years the Pavlova recipe was tucked into my "Summer Recipes" file.
Any visitor to Australia is sure to encounter a Pavlova —the national dessert of my country and possibly the most amazing thing to eat on the planet.
IT is a realty agent's dream listing, a 57-acre estate with a four-car garage, dramatic oval pool, nine fireplaces and outbuildings including a studio-theater where Enrico Caruso, Isadora Duncan and Anna Pavlova performed.
This favorite dessert of Australia was named after the Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova by a chef who wanted to create something "as light and ethereal as the dancer herself".
For six years the Pavlova recipe was tucked into my "Summer Recipes " file.
It was the ballet that awoke in Pavlova the desire to be a dancer.
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