• WordNet 3.6
    • n terrine a pate or fancy meatloaf baked in an earthenware casserole
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Terrine A dish or pan, originally of earthenware, such as those in which various dishes are cooked and served; esp., an earthenware jar containing some table delicacy and sold with its contents.
    • Terrine (Cookery) A kind of ragout formerly cooked and served in the same dish; also, a dish consisting of several meats braised together and served in a terrine.
    • Terrine A soup tureen.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n terrine An earthenware vessel, usually a covered jar, used for containing some fine comestible, and sold with its contents: as, a terrine of pâté de foie gras.
    • n terrine Specifically An earthen vessel for soup; a tureen (which see).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Terrine te-rēn′ an earthenware vessel for containing some dainty: a tureen for soup.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. See Tureen
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. terra, earth.


In literature:

Terrine de Fermes Vendues a la Parnell.
"Punch, Or The London Charivari, Volume 102, January 30, 1892" by Various
In four evenly spaced places are placed two cold dishes such as an aspic of chicken, or ham mousse, or a terrine de foie gras, or other aspic.
"Etiquette" by Emily Post
Terrines were imported about 1750.
"Customs and Fashions in Old New England" by Alice Morse Earle
On the other hand, the pie in a terrine is much less trouble to make.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen
Serve up in a terrine or dish.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
It is a goose liver pie, baked in terrines.
"The Hotel St. Francis Cook Book" by Victor Hirtzler

In news:

Its hog-happy, lard-intensive menu transforms every part of the pig into mousses, grills, croquettes, roasts, salads, terrines, sausages, tarts, and fry-ups.
INCLUDED in the batterie de cuisine crammed into my parents' kitchen — the curved baguette pans, the copper sabayon bowl, the terrine molds of many sizes — there lived an asparagus steamer shaped like a skinny bucket.
Whitefish and salmon terrine is a tasty take.
Terrine tempts even the gefilte fish haters.
A black garlic sauce accompanies a rustic campagnola terrine.
Ice Cream, Sorbet and Froyo Terrine.
Reminiscent of a Creamsicle, this creamy, tangy terrine can be made with a shortcut: store-bought orange sorbet .
Goat Cheese, Pesto & Sun-Dried Tomato Terrine.
Terrine of Summer Fruits.
Terrine of summer fruits, from book Delia's Summer Collection, by Delia Smith.
Reminiscent of a Creamsicle, this creamy, tangy terrine can be made with a shortcut: store-bought orange sorbet.
Line bottom and sides of terrine pan with plastic wrap for easy removal.
In 2005, writer Michael Ruhlman and chef Brian Polcyn published "Charcuterie," a master-level seminar in cured meats, terrines and French-style pâtés masquerading as a "how to" volume.
William Knapp of Table d'Hote must serve his terrine cold.
Terrine de Potage St Germain at CityZen.

In science:

Two-sample testing is also related to the change-point problem of the memory parameter discussed in Beran and Terrin (1996), Horv´ath (2001).
A two-sample test for comparison of long memory parameters