Chantilly


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Chan·til·ly

 (shăn-tĭl′ē, shäN-tē-yē′)
A village of northern France north of Paris. It was long noted for its fine porcelain and delicate lace.

Chantilly

(ʃænˈtɪlɪ; French ʃɑ̃tiji)
n
1. (Placename) a town in N France, near the Forest of Chantilly formerly famous for lace and porcelain. Pop: 10 902 (1999)
2. (Breeds) Also called: Tiffany a breed of medium-sized cat with silky semi-long hair
adj
(Cookery) (of cream) lightly sweetened and whipped

Chan•til•ly

(ʃænˈtɪl i; Fr. ʃɑ̃ tiˈyi)

n.
1. a town in N France, N of Paris: lace manufacture. 10,684.
2. (sometimes l.c.) a delicate bobbin lace with elaborate floral and scroll designs.

chantilly

Slightly sweetened whipped cream, sometimes flavored with vanilla.
References in classic literature ?
All went well till they arrived at Chantilly, which they reached about eight o'clock in the morning.
3, and while warming his feet and chatting about the last races at Chantilly, he waited until they announced his room to be ready.
I now remembered that, in fact, a fruiterer, carrying upon his head a large basket of apples, had nearly thrown me down, by accident, as we passed from the Rue C into the thoroughfare where we stood; but what this had to do with Chantilly I could not possibly understand.
The larger links of the chain run thus - Chantilly, Orion, Dr.
But in that bitter tirade upon Chantilly, which appeared in yesterday's'Musée,' the satirist, making some disgraceful allusions to the cobbler s change of name upon assuming the buskin, quoted a Latin line about which we have often conversed.
At this point I interrupted your meditations to remark that as, in fact, be was a very little fellow - that Chantilly - he would do better at the Théâtre des Variétés.
le Prince who ordered me to hold his cards at Chantilly -- one night when a courier came to him from the king.
Henry van der Luyden's arm, sat weeping softly under her Chantilly veil, her hands in her grandmother's ermine muff.
Lovell Mingott had the high colour and glassy stare induced in ladies of her age and habit by the effort of getting into a new dress; but once the disappointment occasioned by her mother-in-law's non-appearance had subsided, it was agreed that her black Chantilly over lilac satin, with a bonnet of Parma violets, formed the happiest contrast to Mrs.
The roses were crushed and soiled, the tulle all torn, and tarnished some strings of beads that had been gold: a tatter of Chantilly lace hung by a thread: it is another of the relics that I have unearthed in the writing of this narrative.
The bride was dressed in a brown silk pelisse (as Captain Dobbin has since informed me), and wore a straw bonnet with a pink ribbon; over the bonnet she had a veil of white Chantilly lace, a gift from Mr.
ENGLAND have chosen Chantilly as their Euro 2016 base, but boss Roy Hodgson admits there is work to do in the French town before it is ready to host his players.