anglaise

noun
an·​glaise | \ (ˈ)äŋ¦glāz, (ˈ)aŋ¦-, (ˈ)äⁿ¦- \
plural anglaises

Definition of anglaise

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : any of various English dances (such as the hornpipe and contredanse) that became popular in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries
2 : an 18th-century musical dance form in fast duple meter

anglaise

adjective
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Definition of anglaise (Entry 2 of 2)

1 : boiled and served without sauce potatoes anglaise
2 : breaded cutlets anglaise

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First Known Use of anglaise

Noun

1843, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

circa 1942, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for anglaise

Noun

French, from feminine of anglais English, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English englisc English

Adjective

French (à la) anglaise in the English manner; anglaise, feminine of anglais English

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“Anglaise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anglaise. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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