ba·guette | \ba-ˈget \

Definition of baguette 

1 : a gem having the shape of a narrow rectangle also : the shape itself

2 : a long thin loaf of French bread

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With sliced smoked sausage and a cubed French baguette for dipping. Steve Rosenbloom,, "Does ESPN’s Chauncey Billups know how much he pantsed the Bulls?," 22 June 2018 Order the Artichoke Fonduta, which has a creamy béchamel sauce finished in the distillery’s wood burning stove and served with a fresh baguette. Joe Jackson, San Francisco Chronicle, "One Day, One Place: Etna, California," 8 June 2018 Valentine’s Day-In Menu Pork Chops with Rosemary Vinegar Sauce Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Chickpeas and Pistachios Brandy-Infused Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Milkshake Fresh baguette with butter This recipe is adapted from Bon Appetit. Ashleigh Spitza, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Gatherings: Love, honor and enjoy a meal with your valentine," 10 Feb. 2018 Review continues below gallery One of the key elements to a stellar banh mi is the bread and Ngon Appetit delivers its interpretation on a true-to-form baguette with a pleasant crust that gives way to a pillowy interior. Lindsey Mcclave, The Courier-Journal, "Ngon Appetit keeps it simple with 3 items — soup, sandwiches, crepes," 11 July 2018 Falling for a Citroën Deux Chevaux At car shows, a Citroën Deux Chevaux owner wears French fashions and hands out baguettes. A.j. Baime, WSJ, "An Austin A40 Brings Back Life in India," 10 July 2018 Below, Kurkdjian spoke with the Cut about the scents of his grandmother’s jam, raw tobacco, and fresh baguettes. Ashley Weatherford, The Cut, "Francis Kurkdjian on His Love of ‘Neck Scents’ and Toasted Baguettes," 18 June 2018 But the great kitchens, the ones that inspire hour-long drives and dinnertime haiku, tend to labor over their fragrant goo as assiduously as a French baker might over her baguettes. Jonathan Gold,, "At Middle Eastern restaurants, it all starts with hummus. Jonathan Gold says Bavel's is magnificent," 15 June 2018 The signature Banh Mi sandwich, served on a baguette and filled with popular Vietnamese meats and vegetables, evidence of the cultural ties that still exist. Kyle Arnold,, "Combo French bakery and banh mi restaurant opening in Mills 50," 6 June 2018

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First Known Use of baguette

1926, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for baguette

French, literally, rod, from Middle French, from Italian bacchetta, ultimately from Latin baculum staff

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English Language Learners Definition of baguette

: a long, thin loaf of French bread

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