cafe

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cafe a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In Spain, it is common to pour chocolate milk or cafe au lait on cereal for breakfast
    • n Café A coffeehouse; a restaurant, especially a small restaurant where drinks and snacks are sold; also, a room in a hotel or restaurant where coffee and liquors are served.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Some of the titles that were considered for the hit T.V. show "Friends" were Six Of One, Across the Hall, and Insomnia Cafe
    • n Cafe käf′ā a coffee-house, a restaurant
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. See Coffee
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.

Usage

In literature:

As the two ladies approached the big bronze statue of Dom Calmet, the historian, they passed a small cafe.
"The Doctor of Pimlico" by William Le Queux
At this moment, if I am not mistaken, the centre of interest is the Cafe Noir.
"The Albert Gate Mystery" by Louis Tracy
His cafe bills for a year, when added together, made a surprisingly large total.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
The streets, the shops, the cafes, were crowded with English, Canadian, and Australian soldiers.
"The U-boat hunters" by James B. Connolly
As our meal progressed, the cafe began to fill; and the air bubbled with the rush of labial talk from the Celestial company.
"Nights in London" by Thomas Burke
The cafe was crowded, as it usually is at this hour.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VIII (of X)" by Various
The cafe itself was like any one of thousands of French provincial restaurants.
"High Adventure" by James Norman Hall
Mac soon came out, and we went to dine in a large cafe.
"Bidwell's Travels, from Wall Street to London Prison" by Austin Biron Bidwell
Our cafe fed more persons in a day than the other dining rooms combined.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
The cinema and tea at a cafe afterwards?
"A Patriotic Schoolgirl" by Angela Brazil
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In poetry:

I pass in sunshine burning hot
By cafes where in beer they deal;
I think how pleasant were a pot,
A frothing pot of beer of Lille!
"Titmarsh’s Carmen Lilliense" by William Makepeace Thackeray
For there's the cafe open wide,
And there they set me up;
And there I smoke my caporal
Above my cider cup;
And play manille a while before
I hurry home to sup.
"The Legless Man" by Robert W Service
Britannia needs no Cafes:
If Coffee needs must be,
Its place should be the Coffee-house
Where Johnson growled for Tea;
But who can hear that human mountain
Growl for an ice-cream soda-fountain?
"Americanisation" by Gilbert Keith Chesterton

In news:

Favorite haunts of NoHo residents include the colorfully columned NoHo Star restaurant, and Time Cafe, with its striking Southwestern mural.
The singer/actress and now American Idol judge donated the sexy, sparkling number she wore in the video On The Floor to the Hard Rock Cafe in Hollywood on Tuesday, where she celebrated the recent release of her new album, LOVE.
A songwriters showcase at Weymouth's Catbird Cafe.
John Olivere is among three singer-songwriters who will perform July 27, 2012, at the Catbird Cafe in South Weymouth.
John Olivere, Frank Ruzzano and Jane Ross Fallon will perform on Friday, July 27, at the Catbird Cafe at the New England Wildlife Center.
Cavalli Bookstore and Cafe.
Cafe owner/cook with celiac disease offers up gluten-free options to patrons, local health grocers.
Edie Diel, right, laughs with friend and cafe manager Laura Gartner while mixing a gluten-free flour Friday morning at Dande Café.
Eat Local 503 Cafe International Cuisine.
Ceres Cafe traces lineage to steakhouse, The Broker's Inn.
Meeting set for Chaco Canyon Cafe Oct 9.
Chaco Canyon, the U District cafe specializing in organic, raw, and vegan fare, has a great bathroom.
Chaco Canyon, the U District cafe specializing in organic, raw, and vegan fare, has a great bathroom.
Chamisal Courtside Cafe (261-8834) is shifting its dishes.
Chef Christopher Dutka, Marina Cafe, Destin, FL.
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In science:

Established cyber cafes in rural areas to facilitate the rural people who cannot purchase computers by themselves.
Reaching the Unreached A Role of ICT in Sustainable Rural Development
Imagine you’re using wireless on your laptop in a cafe.
Can Random Coin Flips Speed Up a Computer?
As Helmut Satz reminded us in his opening talk, this conference grew out of the ”Hard Probe caf´e”, which had its first meeting at CERN, in 1994 – five centuries after the Treaty of Tordesillas.
Theoretical summary: The First International Conference on Hard and Electromagnetic Probes in Relativistic Nuclear Collisions
See also the very detailed discussion on the blog “n-category caf´e”: J.
Non-Commutative Geometry, Categories and Quantum Physics
Sue-Ellen Fahey left at the end of the year, and we welcome two part-timers – Cathy Cafe, who has the very important task of looking after the payroll, and Suzanne Tritton, who will be our Personnel Officer.
Anglo-Australian Observatory February 2009 newsletter
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