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ROSINANTE

PRONUNCIATION: (roz-uh-NAN-tee)

MEANING: noun: An old, worn-out horse.

ETYMOLOGY: From Rocinante, the name of Don Quixotes horse. Don Quixote took four days to think of a lofty name for his horse, from Spanish rocn (an old horse: nag or hack) + ante (before, in front of). Earliest documented use: 1641.

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ROSSINANTE - what Gioachino was called until he wrote the William Tell Overture and became famous
May - that's basically the same principle as yours !

ROSINANTE - what the poker game did when the stakes went up

ROSINANCE - how a violin bow makes such a luscious, rich, beautiful sound

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Originally Posted By: wofahulicodoc
ROSINANTE

PRONUNCIATION: (roz-uh-NAN-tee)

MEANING: noun: An old, worn-out horse.

ETYMOLOGY: From Rocinante, the name of Don Quixotes horse. Don Quixote took four days to think of a lofty name for his horse, from Spanish rocn (an old horse: nag or hack) + ante (before, in front of). Earliest documented use: 1641.

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ROSSINANTE - what Gioachino was called until he wrote the William Tell Overture and became famous
May - that's basically the same principle as yours !

ROSINANTE - what the poker game did when the stakes went up

ROSINANCE - how a violin bow makes such a luscious, rich, beautiful sound


Ha! Those damn tourne potatoes and Escoffier. Years ago at JW I got in trouble for turning Boccoli Polonaise into broccoli alla May. Ah, to be a Rosinante or a Rossini....

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Tournedos- tourne le dos (turn his back)

http://www.npr.org/sections/deceptivecad...s-haute-cuisine

As I learn about Escoffier and Carme and practice the tourne cut, it's nice to learn more of the back story.


https://youtu.be/l9NvaZUqO5g

Hahaha...Cinderella just came on. No surprise Rossini wanted to omit the supernatural element.

Thanks W

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So ten minutes ago. From hair nation to Broadway, Finian's Rainbow. One if by sea,la nave...information is bogo.

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DORYPHORE

PRONUNCIATION: (DOR-uh-for)

MEANING: noun: A pedantic or persistent critic.

ETYMOLOGY: From French doryphore (Colorado beetle, a potato pest), from Greek doruphoros (spear carrier). The author Harold Nicolson brought the word to English in its current sense. Earliest documented use: 1952.

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PORYPHORE - any member of the second phylum of the animal kingdom

DORYPHONE - part of the communication system on a lifeboat

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RATTY

PRONUNCIATION: (RAT-ee)

MEANING: adjective:
1. Of, relating to, or full of rats.
2. Shabby.
3. Irritable; angry.

ETYMOLOGY: From Old English raet (rat). Earliest documented use: 1852.
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RATHY - angry...

RAFTY - Finnish (like Huck)

IRATTY - a teletype device used by the hearing impaired to discuss their Individual Retirement Account

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PULLULATE

PRONUNCIATION: (PUHL-yuh-layt)

MEANING: verb intr.:
1. To sprout or breed.
2. To swarm or teem.
3. To increase rapidly.

ETYMOLOGY: From Latin pullulare (to sprout), from pullulus, diminutive of pullus (chicken, young animal), from Latin pullus (young animal). Ultimately from the Indo-European root pau- (few, little), which is also the source of few, foal, filly, pony, poor, pauper, poco, puerile, poltroon, punchinello, and catchpole. Earliest documented use: 1602.
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PULLUWATE - do at least your share

PULLULATER - Sorry, kids, we can't go sledding until this afternoon

PULLUPLATE - remove stuck dentures; can refer tp uppers or lowers, depending on how you pronounce it PULL-U-PLATE or PULL-UP-LATE

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WINKLE

PRONUNCIATION: (WING-kuhl)

MEANING:
noun: A periwinkle, any of various mollusks with a spiral shell.
verb tr.: To extract with effort or difficulty.

ETYMOLOGY: For noun: Of uncertain origin.
For verb: From the process of extracting a periwinkle from its shell with a pin for eating its meat.
Earliest documented use: 1585.
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INKLE - the first faint glimmer of an idea

WINKE - a Deutche Pac-Man ghost

WINKALE - triumph at the Organic Vegetable fair


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WINKALE -
1. triumph at the Organic Vegetable fair
2. blink one eye at that neat new beer

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CAPRIOLE

PRONUNCIATION: (KAP-ree-ol)

MEANING: noun:
1. A playful leap: caper.
2. A leap made by a trained horse involving a backward kick of the hind legs at the top of the leap.

ETYMOLOGY: From Middle French capriole (caper) or Italian capriola (leap), from Latin capreolus (goat), diminutive of caper (goat). Earliest documented use: 1580.

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APRIOLE - what's left when you remove the pit from the fuzzy orange fruit

CAPRIOSE - goatlike

CAPRIOLE - what Cal Ripken covers his head with

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