amusette

amusette

(ˌæmjuːˈzɛt)
n
a type of light field cannon
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Pidy canape shells including the award-winning Mini Coloured Cones, Christmas Tree Vol au Vents, Amusette and Duobelle form the basis of this striking festive scene.
Gardner l'avouera lui-meme, avec sa modestie habituelle : il n'est pas mathematicien, il n'est pas ecrivain ni poete (3), meme s'il s'amuse parfois a << versifier >> telle cette amusette :
In this way, "The White Cat"--an amusette especially intended for academic readers--evokes, for example, the solemn, metaphysical whiteness of Moby-Dick, the abstruse mystifications of Pym's white visions, Bunuel's irreverent surrealism, the distortions of the mock feminist tale, and, last but not least, the Gothic grotesqueries of "The Black Cat.
Final amusette of the evening was a brief but flamboyant turn by Joanne Kyger, a Naropa regular, the author of twenty books of poetry, and a vigorous survivor of the Beat scene.
Amusette, a delightful spoon-shaped pastry, is already on sale through one top high street retailer while the crown-shaped Iris, and Annabelle, a single bite shell with a daisy petal rim, bring an added touch of class.