a carved bench of the Italian Renaissance, the seat of which is used as a chest.
the juice of bitter cassava root, boiled down to a syrup and used as a flavoring for food, especially in West Indian cookery. Historical Examples The concentrated juice of the bitter cassava, under the name of cassareep, forms the basis of the West India dish, “pepper pot.” The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom P. […]
noun an ice cream, originating in Italy, usually containing nuts and candied fruit Contemporary Examples A cassata looks like something out of Willy Wonka’s factory. What to Eat Cookstr.com August 10, 2009
annulment; cancellation; reversal. Music. an 18th-century instrumental suite for outdoor performance, similar to the divertimento and the serenade. Historical Examples To-morrow I shall have some business with Abrial respecting the organisation of the court of cassation. Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne Donna Roma, it is still possible to appeal to […]
Mary, 1845–1926, U.S. painter. Historical Examples They then showed me a dispatch that had been addressed by Mr. Cassatt to the Lieutenant Governor. Report of the Committee Appointed to Investigate the Railroad Riots in July, 1877 Various Mr. Cassatt, punctilious in these matters, paid Whistler for the painting before he returned to America. The Life […]