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cordon bleu

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Adjective, Noun Phrase
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cor=don bleu

CIDE DICTIONARY

cordon bleu,  [F., blue cordon].
  •  a first-rate cook, or one worthy to be the cook of the cordons bleus, or Knights of the Holy Ghost, a distinguished order of French knights, famous for their good dinners.  [1913 Webster]
  •  the blue ribbon worn by the Knights of the Holy Ghost.  [PJC]
  •  a person of high distinction.  [PJC]
  •  a dish prepared with thin slices of meat separated by layers of ham and cheese, and then sauteed; as, chicken cordon bleu is a popular dish.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

cordon bleu, adj. & n. Cookery
--adj. of the highest class.
--n. a cook of this class.

Etymology
F, = blue ribbon

THESAURUS

cordon bleu

Admirable Crichton, adept, artisan, artist, attache, authority, blue ribbon, connaisseur, connoisseur, consultant, cordon, crack shot, craftsman, dead shot, decoration, decoration of honor, diplomat, diplomatist, elder statesman, experienced hand, expert, expert consultant, garter, gold star, graduate, grand cordon, handy man, journeyman, marksman, no slouch, order, ornament, politician, pro, professional, professor, proficient, red ribbon, riband, ribbon, savant, shark, sharp, star, statesman, technical adviser, technician

ROGET THESAURUS

cordon bleu

Servant

N servant, subject, liegeman, servant, retainer, follower, henchman, servitor, domestic, menial, help, lady help, employe, attache, official, retinue, suite, cortege, staff, court, attendant, squire, usher, page, donzel, footboy, train bearer, cup bearer, waiter, lapster, butler, livery servant, lackey, footman, flunky, flunkey, valet, valet de chambre, equerry, groom, jockey, hostler, ostler, tiger, orderly, messenger, cad, gillie, herdsman, swineherd, barkeeper, bartender, bell boy, boots, boy, counterjumper, khansamah, khansaman, khitmutgar, yardman, bailiff, castellan, seneschal, chamberlain, major-domo, groom of the chambers, secretary, under secretary, assistant secretary, clerk, subsidiary, agent, subaltern, underling, understrapper, man, maid, maidservant, handmaid, confidente, lady's maid, abigail, soubrette, amah, biddy, nurse, bonne, ayah, nursemaid, nursery maid, house maid, parlor maid, waiting maid, chamber maid, kitchen maid, scullery maid, femme de chambre, femme fille, camarista, chef de cuisine, cordon bleu, cook, scullion, Cinderella, potwalloper, maid of all work, servant of all work, laundress, bedmaker, journeyman, charwoman, bearer, chokra, gyp (Cambridge), hamal, scout (Oxford), serf, vassal, slave, negro, helot, bondsman, bondswoman, bondslave, ame damnee, odalisque, ryot, adscriptus gleboe, villian, villein, beadsman, bedesman, sizar, pensioner, pensionary, client, dependant, dependent, hanger on, satellite, parasite, led captain, protege, ward, hireling, mercenary, puppet, tool, creature, badge of slavery, bonds, in the train of, in one's pay, in one's employ, at one's call, in bonds.


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