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anglaise

noun an·glaise \(ˈ)äŋ¦glāz, (ˈ)aŋ¦-, (ˈ)äⁿ¦-\

Definition of anglaise

plural

anglaises

  1. 1 :  any of various English dances (such as the hornpipe and contredanse) that became popular in Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries

  2. 2 :  an 18th-century musical dance form in fast duple meter

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Origin and Etymology of anglaise

French, from feminine of anglais English, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English englisc English — more at english


First Known Use: 1843


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anglaise

adjective an·glaise \"\

Definition of anglaise

  1. 1 :  boiled and served without sauce potatoes anglaise

  2. 2 :  breaded cutlets anglaise

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Origin and Etymology of anglaise

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


First Known Use: circa 1942


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