Cadillac

Ca*dil"lac

(?), n. [Prob. from Cadillac, a French town.] A large pear, shaped like a flattened top, used chiefly for cooking. Johnson.

2. [From Cadillac, the high-end expensive line of automobiles made by General Motors, often thought of as the best American-made automobile.] The best; -- metaphorical, from the automobile. Often used in the phrase "the Cadillac of . . . "
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