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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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Recent Examples on the Web For example, a deck oven with steam and vent features helps produce a baguette with a better rise and crumb structure than can be achieved with a convection oven. Cheryl V. Jackson, The Indianapolis Star, "'We just wanted to do it for ourselves': Top Indianapolis pastry chef opens a bakery/cafe," 26 Aug. 2020 The Micro Alidia Ring is available in two styles: the traditional baguette that BaubleBar shoppers have come to know and love, and a mixed style that boasts half baguette stones and half round stones. Eva Thomas,, "The Sold-Out $44 Ring Julia Roberts Loves Is Back and Prettier Than Ever," 25 Aug. 2020 Menu items include street food like jerk chicken, tacos and banh mi, a Vietnamese-style of sandwich served on a baguette. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "Farm-to-table Alchemi to open in former Mr. B's in Royal Oak," 21 Aug. 2020 The clerk puts the baguette in a paper bag but puts the other piece of bread in a plastic bag. Aaron Gilbreath, Longreads, "Can Japan Break Its Addiction to Disposable Packaging?," 10 Aug. 2020 And, from Molnar, there will always be bread (a full baguette this menu) and shared dessert (gallette de fruit with buttermilk creme anglaise). Louisa Chu,, "How Chicago restaurants are adapting to draw you back in: When a multi-course sit-down French menu no longer works, it’s time to pivot," 4 Aug. 2020 Without enough sulfur, bread has a harder crust and poor crumb structure — resulting in something more like a brick than a baguette. Julie Ingwersen Reuters, Star Tribune, "As acid rain is curtailed, wheat gets less sulfur needed for tasty bread," 1 Aug. 2020 Pile with sliced steak and top with other baguette half. Ashley Rodriguez, Woman's Day, "Seared Steak Sandwich with Arugula Pesto," 26 June 2020 To serve, check that the shellfish has opened (discard any that remain unopened) and ladle the broth and fish pieces into the bowl, surrounding the baguette slice. Bill St. John, The Denver Post, "Get Cooking: Cioppino another great dish for solo meals," 15 Jan. 2020

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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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The first known use of baguette was in 1926

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31 Aug 2020

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“Baguette.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of baguette

: a long, thin loaf of French bread

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