The Collaborative International Dictionary
Chou \Chou\, n.; pl. Choux. [F., fr. L. caulis stalk.]
A kind of light pastry, usually in the form of a small round cake, and with a filling, as of jelly or cream.
A bunch, knot, or rosette of ribbon or other material, used as an ornament in women's dress.
n. (plural of chou English)
Choux is a commune in the Jura department in Franche-Comté in eastern France.
Usage examples of "choux".
Et ils songent tous deux a la soupe aux choux qui fume dans la marmite pendue a la cremaillere, au milieu de la grande cheminee.
There was going to be lots of competition for the ovens, so I had to get to work on my choux paste and bake it off in advance.
It was in fact little choux pastries each filled with horseradish sauce and cream and a small slice of cold rare beef.
Not surprisingly, the pastry chef had already started in on his daily stock of fruit tarts and millefeuilles, his cream puffs and eclairs, his multi tiered gateaux, and his signature swans of choux pastry.
Oysters Rockefeller, Bienville and Roffignac-flounder Nouvelle Orleans, stuffed with seasoned crabmeat, choux fleur Polonaise, pommes au four, and-from the hovering wine steward-a bottle of Montrachet.
The batter that was to produce six dozen choux pastry puffs had produced seventeen lone items.
En entrant dans la salle ou fumait la soupe aux choux, Catherine frissonna de nouveau.
This was even worse than preparing choux pastry in front of Maitre Chef Duxelles at the Cordon Bleu in Paris.
Of fine yellow straw, to match my frock, the hat was draped with white lace and trimmed with a cluster of yellow roses, loops of yellow ribbon and two choux of white velvet.
He ordered for them both: 2-2-2 hultres-the house's specialty combining Oysters Rockefeller, Bienville and Roffignac-flounder Nouvelle Orleans, stuffed with seasoned crabmeat, choux fleur Polonaise, pommes au four, and-from the hovering wine steward-a bottle of Montrachet.