French Furniture. a bed having a suspended or bracketed canopy of less than full length.
U.S. Furniture. a bed without posts, as a truckle bed.
- Angel food cake
a white sponge cake with a light, delicate texture obtained by using stiffly beaten egg whites and cream of tartar. Contemporary Examples And when he got a positive review, the reviewer would get an angel food cake. Heartless Conservatives Unite! Lee Siegel August 28, 2009 Historical Examples Cut a sheet of angel food cake, which […]
- Angel cake
a white sponge cake with a light, delicate texture obtained by using stiffly beaten egg whites and cream of tartar. Historical Examples Aggie had baked an angel cake and I had brought over a jar of cookies. Tish, The Chronicle of Her Escapades and Excursions Mary Roberts Rinehart She was a good cook and knew […]
- Angel of death
(def 1). (in Jewish and Islamic angelology) the angel who separates the soul from the body at the moment of death. noun (in Jewish and Islamic angelology) the angel who separates the soul from the body at death
- Angel dust
. noun a slang name for PCP angel dust an·gel dust (ān’jəl) n. Phencyclidine. noun phrase The powdered form of PCP, a tranquilizer used in veterinary medicine, which as a narcotic is either sniffed or smoked in a tightly rolled cigarette A synthetic heroin