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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
baguette
noun
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▪ A sandwich of grilled chicken, red bell peppers and melted white cheddar on baguette is gilded with a garlic aioli.
▪ Coffee and one baguette to share for breakfast.
▪ Every morning I went to buy a baguette at Bluot's boulangerie at the corner of the road.
▪ Place the baguette or flute, seam-side down, on the pan.
▪ She broke off a piece of baguette, spread it with butter and jam, stuffed it into her mouth.
▪ The decision made, he showered and dressed quickly, then went out to buy a freshly baked baguette for breakfast.
▪ To make baguettes, cut the dough into 4 pieces and follow the directions on page 10.
▪ Total cooking time is 26-30 minutes for baguettes and up to 40 minutes for larger loaves.
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Baguette

Baguet \Ba*guet"\, Baguette \Ba*guette"\, n. [F. baguette, prop. a rod? It. bacchetta, fr. L. baculum, baculu? stick, staff.]

  1. (Arch.) A small molding, like the astragal, but smaller; a bead.

  2. (Zo["o]l) One of the minute bodies seen in the divided nucleoli of some Infusoria after conjugation.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
baguette

1727, a type of architectural ornament, from French baguette (16c.), from Italian bacchetta, literally "a small rod," diminutive of bacchio "rod," from Latin baculum "a stick" (see bacillus). Meaning "a diamond cut long" is from 1926; that of "a long, thin loaf of French bread" is from 1958.

Wiktionary
baguette

n. 1 A narrow, relatively long rectangular shape. 2 A gem cut in such a shape. 3 A variety of bread that is long and narrow in shape. 4 (context architecture English) A small molding, like the astragal, but smaller; a bead. 5 (context zoology English) One of the minute bodies seen in the divided nucleoli of some Infusoria after conjugation. 6 (context ethnic slur offensive slang English) A French person. Kashima, Yoshihisa, Klaus Fiedler, and Peter Freytag. Stereotype dynamics: Language-based approaches to the formation, maintenance, and transformation of stereotypes. Taylor & Francis, 2008. p. 118.

WordNet
baguette

n. narrow French stick loaf [syn: baguet]

Wikipedia
Baguette

A baguette (; ) is a long thin loaf of French bread that is commonly made from basic lean dough (the dough, though not the shape, is defined by French law). It is distinguishable by its length and crisp crust.

A baguette has a diameter of about 5 or 6 centimetres (2 or 2⅓ in) and a usual length of about , although a baguette can be up to a metre (39 in) long.

Baguette (horse)

Baguette was an Australian bred Thoroughbred racehorse that was undefeated as a two-year-old and became the first winner of the Two Year Old Triple Crown. His wins included 14 Principal Races and he retired to become a good sire.

Baguette (disambiguation)

Baguette is a long thin loaf of French bread.

Baguette may also refer to:

  • Baguette cut
  • Baguette (horse), Australian bred Thoroughbred racehorse
  • Bertrand Baguette (born 1986), Belgian racing driver
  • Cyprien Baguette (born 1989), Belgian football goalkeeper
Baguette (bag)

The baguette is a small, compact handbag designed by Fendi in 1997. Made popular by its exposure on Sex and the City, the designer handbag was very popular in the late 1990s and early 2000s, often cited as the first "It" bag.

The Baguette concept was for a small, streamlined bag, carried on a short strap, that could be adapted for different looks, colors and textures while still having a consistent aesthetic. It marked a contrast from many popular women's purses at the time, which were often large totes.

Still relatively small and little-known, the Fendi Italian fashion brand agreed to lend the Baguette to HBO's Sex and the City, which was still a relatively new show that was fast growing in popularity. Sarah Jessica Parker has credited Fendi's loan of the bag with being central in establishing the show and her character Carrie Bradshaw, saying "Having Carrie wear the Baguette was a defining moment for us, and marked the beginning of everything. The timing was perfect for the story we were telling and the character I was playing; the Baguette was the perfect embellishment. Once Fendi loaned us items, everyone was more willing to do so, which helped us dramatically in conveying Carrie’s decadence."

While the bag was already growing in popularity, it's prominence on the show led to the bag's extreme popularity, as well as helping to establish SATC as a fashion-oriented show.

Usage examples of "baguette".

It was expecting too much of coincidence to believe that the Baguette disturbance and the arc were unrelated.

A chicken leg, a meat pasty, half of a baguette, a large chunk of ripe cheese, and a strawberry tart nestled in the checkered napkin beside a bottle of lemonade.

She selected three, adding them to the small roast chicken, French baguette, and assorted vegetables in her shopping basket, and took it all over to the cashier.

The man with all the pots and pans on his bicycle, the nun eating the baguette as she trundles along, the old woman shooing the geese, the businessman in his car eating a cake and attempting to look important.

There was a turkey and Swiss on a French baguette waiting for me in the deli on the ground floor.

It was twelve twenty-two, and if I could get down to the deli fast enough, the turkey would still be moist and the baguette would still be edible.

French bread or baguettes accompanied with spicy garlic paste and a hearty red wine.

On the large stove of porcelain inlaid with copper baguettes the statue of a woman, draped to the chin, gazed motionless on the room full of life.

The cafe still serves breakfast all day, but the quiche on the menu is as likely to contain porta bello mushrooms as cheddar cheese, the bread is homemade, thick, and filled with goodies like wheat germ and nuts, and the lunch sandwiches are served on baguettes with avocado slices and bean sprouts.

The diamond was emerald-cut and exquisite, flanked by single baguettes, the whole of it set in platinum.

I burrowed in the fridge for more salad, and, seeing the last of the ciabatta disappear into Greg, microwaved a frozen baguette.

A baguette filled with slices of rare steak and a packet of chicken goujons disappeared as she wolfed them down.

The diamond was emerald-cut and exquisite, flanked by single baguettes, the whole of it set in platinum.

Just joking yes, yes a figure of speech as they say, I meant the legal profession of course, lawyers all over the land and abroad, pita bread, bagels, baguettes you may even see some children put through college if the.

A square emerald flanked by diamond baguettes glittered on her ring finger.