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A slice of veal or other meat that is pounded until very thin and cooked quickly.

[French paillard, paillarde, probably after the Restaurant Paillard, a celebrated Parisian restaurant of the 19th and early 20th centuries, after its early proprietor M. Paillard, late 19th-century French restaurateur.]


(Cookery) a thin slice of meat
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When the chicken is pounded thinly, into what's called a paillard as it is here, it becomes an ultra-elegant platform for any seasonal salad to be served as a main course.
We ended our evening with a newly launched champagne Bruno Paillard D:Z Dosage Zero (PS49.80, which is a special treat at the price.
We ended our evening with a newly-launched Champagne Bruno Paillard D:Z Dosage Zero (PS49.80, which is a special treat at the price.
We all remember a rigorous and enthusiastic scientist in exploring the biology and ecology of molluscs.--Christine Paillard, CNRS Research Director, Laboratory of Environmental Marine Sciences (LEMAR), European Institute for Marine Studies (IUEM) University of Western Brittany, Pouzane-Brest, France
The specialties also come highly recommended including the Chicken Paillard, a thin, corn-fed chicken fillet with tarragon mustard, prosciutto, tomato, avocado and smoked mozzarella, potatoes and rocket leaves -- a supreme choice.
Besides Bochino, Interpol director (Combating organised trafficking and emerging crimes) Paul Stanfield, Rebecca Surtees of Nexus Institute, Catelene Passchier (The Netherlands), Heleme Paillard (Interpol) and M Dave Rivard also spoke in the session.
Indeed, Jerome Paillard, executive director of the Cannes film market, says he wasn't able to enlist Orange, France's leading telco and owner of pay TV group OCS, to sponsor Next.
Pour sa part, le maire de Saint-Denis, Didier Paillard, a indique qu'il est [beaucoup moins que] honore [beaucoup plus grand que] et [beaucoup moins que] fier [beaucoup plus grand que] d'accueillir le ministre de l'Interieur, Noureddine Bedoui, relevant que les evenements douloureux d'octobre 1961 [beaucoup moins que] ont marque l'ensemble de la population de notre region [beaucoup plus grand que].
In throwing or shooting tasks, the novices' reduction in aiming accuracy is attributed to their inefficient visual (Jafarzadehpur et al., 2007; Vickers et al., 2000; Williams et al., 2002) as well as postural control (Goonetilleke et al., 2009; Paillard and Noe, 2006; Paillard et al., 2011) and, their greater dependence on vision to control posture (Paillard and Noe, 2006; Paillard et al., 2011).
Allow me to propose an alternative -- a dish that's simultaneously light and refreshing and substantial: chicken paillard. Paillard is a French culinary term referring to a piece of meat pounded thin, then grilled or sauteed.