Flamb'e
Flamb'e Flam`b['e]", a. [F., p.p. of flamber to singe, pass (a thing) through flame. Cf. {Flambeau}.] 1. (Ceramics) Decorated by glaze splashed or irregularly spread upon the surface, or apparently applied at the top and allowed to run down the sides; -- said of pieces of Chinese porcelain. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. a. [F., p.p. of flamber to singe, pass (a thing) through flame.] (Cooking) dipped in or covered with a flammable liqueur and set afire when served; -- usually used postpositively. [PJC]


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  • Flambeau — Flam|beau 〈[ flãbo:] m. 6〉 1. 〈veraltet〉 Fackel 2. 〈heute〉 hoher Kerzen , Armleuchter [<frz., „Fackel“] * * * Flam|beau [flã bo:], der; s, s [frz. flambeau, zu afrz. flamb(l)e = Flamme < lat. flammula = kleine Flamme, Vkl. von: flamma, ↑… …   Universal-Lexikon

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