cordon bleu

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cordon bleu

1. noun One who has earned the highest distinction in one's field, especially a chef. After studying with master chefs in France, Betty became a cordon bleu herself.
2. adjective Of the highest distinction in one's field. After studying with master chefs in France, Betty became a cordon bleu chef herself.
3. adjective Of food that has been prepared to the highest standard. At a five-star restaurant like that, you're guaranteed to get a cordon bleu dish.
4. adjective Stuffed with ham and cheese and then fried, as in the dish chicken cordon bleu. You don't need to make me a fancy dish like chicken cordon bleu—I'm fine with chicken nuggets!
See also: cordon
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Approximately 200 miles north from her home in Uplawmoor, Renfrewshire, Laine Daff has never doubted returning to the Turriff Show with her Bleu Du Maine flock, after two previous years of success and warm welcomes.
But Areola's stint with France flourished and after starring in the Junior Les Bleus' championship run in the U20 World Cup in 2013, his chances of being elevated to the French senior team skyrocketed.
"Je suis tres admiratif du travail que font les Casques bleus marocains.
Selon une source securitaire, les parents des prisonniers, portant des armes automatiques, ont commence par couper la route de la region El-Kontela, la situation s'est ensuite escaladee et les habitants ont arrete le bus des Casques bleus et les ont pris en detention.
But Vieira believes Domenech must stay to lead Les Bleus into the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
FRANCE defender Lilian Thuram has retired from international football after 103 appearances for Les Bleus.
For several years prior to the NSP, the Bleu du Maine Society offered financial assistance to members who undertook a genotyping programme, and many of these Millennium Bleus will be bred from R1 females.
Exclu de la Coupe du monde en Afrique du Sud apres avoir insulte l'ancien selectionneur Raymond Domenech a la mi-temps du match France-Mexique, perdu 2-0 par les Bleus, l'attaquant a ete sanctionne pour son comportement lors du Mondial.
"The first Millennium Bleus were bred in 2000 but there were only a few people involved.
Face a la solide defense croate (2 buts avant le match), les Bleus ont eu toutes les peines du monde a s'imposer.
7 personnes, dont un Casque bleu et 5 agents de securite maliens, ont ete tuees lundi lors de deux attaques distinctes contre la mission de l'ONU au Mali (Minusma).