Flamb

Flam`b"

(?), a. [F., p.p. of flamber to singe, pass (a thing) through flame. Cf. Flambeau.] 1. (Ceramics) Decorated by glaze splashed or irregularly spread upon the surface, or apparently applied at the top and allowed to run down the sides; -- said of pieces of Chinese porcelain.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. a. [F., p.p. of flamber to singe, pass (a thing) through flame.] (Cooking) dipped in or covered with a flammable liqueur and set afire when served; -- usually used postpositively.
[PJC]

 

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