Canape



a thin piece of bread or toast or a cracker spread or topped with cheese, caviar, anchovies, or other savory food.
Furniture. a sofa of 18th-century France, made in any of several forms, often with matching chairs.
Bridge. a style of bidding in which short suits are bid before long ones.
Historical Examples

Sisters Kathleen Norris
The Laurel Health Cookery Evora Bucknum Perkins
Book of Etiquette, Volume 2 Lillian Eichler Watson

noun
a small piece of bread, toast, etc, spread with a savoury topping
(in French cabinetwork) a sofa

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