Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1A long, narrow French loaf.
- ‘Like authentic baguettes, the tofu at EN is made fresh, five times per evening.’
- ‘This sounds as if it hails from New Zealand or South Africa, but it's as French as a baguette.’
- ‘These bouchons - a crustless tuna quiche of sorts, I suppose - are delicious warm or at room temperature, with a green salad and a good baguette.’
- ‘Next up are the French baguettes with schnitzel, ham and cheese, salami or smoked pork spread, 75-105 baht.’
- ‘To bulk it out, serve with walnut bread, a baguette or toasted brioche.’
- ‘A couple of slim baguettes of French bread slid into the woodpile ought to do the trick.’
- ‘I think I'm proudest really of having mastered making French baguettes or French bread in the home oven because nobody had done that before.’
- ‘But the picture could only get rosier with the addition of another French inspiration, the baguette.’
- ‘This pizza - easy even for children to prepare because the crust is a French baguette - can be served for supper with a salad one evening, while any leftovers make a tasty addition to the lunch box the next day.’
- ‘Look for long loaves of Italian country-style bread, about 4 inches across, for making these toasts, or substitute large baguettes of French bread.’
- ‘French-style baguettes, pasta, and other non-traditional Malagasy cuisine can be found in villages near urban centers.’
- ‘Serve with cornichons or small black olives with drinks, or as a starter with a crusty baguette and a green salad’
- ‘The faint sourness of a pumpernickel baguette combined with slightly shredded slow-cooked salmon, watercress, and wasabi aioli is a delicious contrast of flavors.’
- ‘The company's slogan is ‘the whole world in your hands’, and the menu includes French baguettes, Turkish kebabs and American hamburgers.’
- ‘If you are seriously on the hoof, then you can have sandwiches, freshly made as you watch, with ciabatta, focaccia, or baguettes.’
- ‘All-butter croissants, crusty French baguettes, Mediterranean ciabatta rolls, Danish pastries and choccacino rolls are all baked by their own unique computer programmes in the new ovens.’
- ‘And it is this strength that Manhattan has drawn on, offering burgers, steak baguettes, scampi, ribs and a handful of other meat-lead meals.’
- ‘The enormous menu covers just about every pop-dish of the 20th century - from chicken noodles, lasagne, macaroni, Cajun chicken baguettes to sirloin steak, burgers and pizza.’
- ‘The company prides itself on bringing the taste of fresh breads to stores, satisfying the ever-increasing desire among consumers to try fresh crispy baguettes from France or Ciabatta bread from Italy.’
- ‘For a nice, simple appetizer use room temperature butter on grilled pieces of baguette or French bread.’
2[often as modifier] A gem, especially a diamond, cut in a long rectangular shape:‘a baguette diamond’
gem, gemstone, precious stone, semi-precious stone, stone, brilliantView synonyms
- ‘However, by shopping around, one is sure to find an adequate selection of baguette style ring settings.’
- ‘The mounting has 8 channel-set half way around horizontal baguette cut diamonds.’
- ‘This impressive ladies' ring features a combination of alternating princess cut (square cut) and baguette cut (rectangular cut) genuine white diamonds.’
- ‘The most successful include River Island's baguette style, which will add a touch of glamour to any outfit.’
- ‘This classic timepiece is adorned with 32 baguette diamonds on the case and 232 on the bracelet - all Top Wesselton stones and all hand set.’
- ‘Baguette Cut is one of the earliest and simplest cuts employed to give diamonds their perfect shapes.’
- ‘Discover baguette cut diamond wedding rings available in white gold and yellow gold.’
- ‘The Ballerina setting consists of center stone that is surrounded by a series of diamonds that are cut in a tapered Baguette style.’
- ‘This slender, elegant baguette-style watch from Movado's Esperanza series features a classic Museum dial and a beautiful two-tone open-link bracelet.’
- ‘There are four tapered baguette diamonds set in two prong heads.’
- ‘Small stones step cut in an elongate rectangular shape are known as baguettes.’
- ‘One of the pendants is a triangular arrangement of colours, using a baguette cut peridot, amethyst and a garnet set in white gold.’
- ‘The central bauble is a square-cut diamond with three baguettes on either side.’
- ‘The Channel Street Baguette style are stones set into the band that accentuates a center stone.’
- ‘Her ring is a Windsor family heirloom, and she posed with it to show off the square-cut central diamond and three diamond baguettes on either side.’
- ‘‘Art Deco was the first to come out with baguette diamonds, anything that had a straight line, triangles, trapezoids,’ he continued.’
A small moulding, semicircular in section.
- ‘A small moulding with a semicircular profile, a bead, sometimes called a roundel or a baguette.’
- ‘TERRART® Baguette are ceramic pipes with square, circular or oblong cross-sections, which can also be made as curved elements or as double baguettes on request.’
4A slim, rectangular handbag with a short strap.
- ‘This year the bowling bag replaced the Fendi baguette as the handbag of the season: but my version is from M & S, and cost just £3 in a sale.’
- ‘The baguette endures - the little bag that tucks under your arm may not be cutting edge, but inches to classic status.’
- ‘I own 4 and I would have to say my fave is the gold tan suede baguette clutch.’
- ‘Hence, the famous baguette style handbag was born.’
- ‘For die-hard accessories fans, fashion magazines suggest throwing over last season's baguette purses for thousand-dollar Prada bowling handbags.’
- ‘Incorporate a little equestrian chic into your formal accessory wardrobe with this beautiful pony and leather baguette.’
- ‘Learn more about Maschera Leather and Suede Baguette Handbag before you buy.’
- ‘Pack up your basket purse, your pink leather baguette bag and your straw Eric Javits tote.’
- ‘Their range extends from luxury leather bags in baguette and tote styles to the new ‘Ruk Sak’, a woven shoulder bag ‘perfect for high days and holidays’.’
- ‘Authentic Fendi baguette-style shoulder bag features a light and dark brown body with a purple bead.’
- ‘The Baguette style with a shorter strap fits casual or dressy with equal aplomb.’
- ‘Everyone will admire your chic carefree look with this Baguette style button covered purse.’
- ‘Rich leather details set apart a baguette style, while pretty pom-poms accent a beautifully shaped pocketbook.’
- ‘Authentic Steve Madden 'Love Knots' baguette features sassy stitching details.’
- ‘She raced through the doors straight for the Gucci handbags where a rose suede baguette bag at £335 winked at her.’
Early 18th century (in baguette): from French, from Italian bacchetto, diminutive of bacchio, from Latin baculum staff. baguette and baguette date from the 20th century.
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