rechauffe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rechauffe warmed leftovers
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Réchauffé A dish of food that has been warmed again, hence, fig., something made up from old material; a rehash. "It is merely a réchauffé of ancient philosophies."
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Rechauffe rā-shō-fā′ a warmed-up dish: a fresh concoction of old literary material.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., orig. p.p. of réchauffer, 8warm over. See Chafe (v. t.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

The English groan for something better than the perpetual rechauffe of their literature.
"How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters)" by Mary Owens Crowther
A rechauffe of cold mutton, 234.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
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