Definitions of Blanc

  1. A white cosmetic.
  2. A white sauce of fat, broth, and vegetables, used esp. for braised meat.
  3. White.

Usage examples for Blanc

  1. The deceitful friend who gave him up was named Le Blanc, and he went to settle at Hamburg with the reward of his treachery, I had entirely lost sight of Pichegru since we left Brienne, for Pichegru was also a pupil of that establishment; but, being older than either Bonaparte or I, he was already a tutor when we were only scholars, and I very well recollect that it was he who examined Bonaparte in the four first rules of arithmetic. – Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, v7 by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
  2. A knight named Diafebus stood up and said: " Sir, I will tell you the truth: the one judged best of all the battles was Tirant lo Blanc. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  3. The Tower was now almost out of sight, and I looked over the central Pennine Alps to the Grand Combin, and to the chain of Mont Blanc. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  4. They're goin' to Lake Lucerne and to Mont Blanc and everywhere. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  5. As he advances, the strong, composed grace of his appearance, deferential not to individuals but to the mind which shall receive the song of his inspiration, destroys conventional ideas of grace, as Mont Blanc might destroy them. – Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis by G. W. Curtis, ed. George Willis Cooke
  6. The human race, then, is to receive its impulse from M. Louis Blanc. – Essays on Political Economy by Frederic Bastiat
  7. I allude to Albert Smith, who whether detailing on paper " The Adventures of Mr. Ledbury" or recounting to an audience at the Egyptian Hall his " Ascent of Mont Blanc," was always extremely amusing. – Curiosities of Impecuniosity by H. G. Somerville
  8. The germs of them may be discovered in the writings of Proudhon, in the projects of Louis Blanc. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  9. Then King Escariano said: " I left my land in order to help Tirant lo Blanc recover the empire, and the queen, my wife, came only to attend the wedding of my brother Tirant and the virtuous princess. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  10. Veuve Alcibiade De Blanc. – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  11. This is called the Le Blanc process, but is not the only one now employed to produce this important article. – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  12. On the top of the blue flame stove in a screened- off corner, Le Blanc, one of their mechanics, was cooking the simple meal with the loving care of a ten- thousand- dollar chef. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  13. Professor Bischoff has called this, in quantity, the greatest eruption of the world, the lava, piled, having been estimated as of greater volume than is Mont Blanc. – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  14. Inns: Royal; Angelo; Mont Blanc; Union. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  15. From the time of its appearance this new communist doctrine carried an implied criticism of all forms of State socialism from Louis Blanc to Lassalle. – Essays on the Materialistic Conception of History by Antonio Labriola
  16. I was very sorry to say good- bye, and I parted with de Bizemont and his companion, Le Blanc, with sincere regret. – Ismailia by Samuel W. Baker
  17. It is calculated that there are only about sixty days in the year, upon an average, when Mont Blanc appears with his head uncovered. – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  18. The view is as extensive, and far more lovely than that from Mont Blanc itself. – The Ascent of the Matterhorn by Edward Whymper
  19. " You had better help Le Blanc bring in the Golden Eagle," rejoined Frank shortly. – The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest by Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap)
  20. 383. Mont Blanc, the tour of, i. – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare