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Charlotte definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the largest city in North Carolina; located in south central North Carolina [syn: Charlotte, Queen City]
2: a mold lined with cake or crumbs and filled with fruit or whipped cream or custard

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: French Date: 1796 a dessert consisting of a filling (as of fruit, whipped cream, or custard) layered with or placed in a mold lined with strips of bread, ladyfingers, or biscuits

Merriam Webster's

I. biographical name Empress of Mexico see Carlota II. geographical name city S North Carolina near South Carolina border population 540,828

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a pudding made of stewed fruit with a casing or layers or covering of bread, sponge cake, biscuits, or breadcrumbs (apple charlotte). Phrases and idioms: charlotte russe custard etc. enclosed in sponge cake or a casing of sponge fingers. Etymology: F

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Charlotte Char"lotte, n. [F.] A kind of pie or pudding made by lining a dish with slices of bread, and filling it with bread soaked in milk, and baked. Charlotte Russe, or Charlotte [`a] la russe [F., lit., Russian charlotte] (Cookery), a dish composed of custard or whipped cream, inclosed in sponge cake.




 


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