Savoy

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n savoy head of soft crinkly leaves
    • n Savoy a geographical region of historical importance; a former duchy in what is now southwestern France, western Switzerland, and northwestern Italy
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Savoy (Bot) A variety of the common cabbage (Brassica oleracea major), having curled leaves, -- much cultivated for winter use.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Savoy A variety of the common cabbage with a compact head and leaves reticulately wrinkled. It is much cultivated for winter use, and has many subvarieties.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Savoy sa-voi′ a cultivated winter variety of cabbage, forming a large close head like the true cabbage, but having wrinkled leaves—originally from Savoy
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. chou de Savoie, cabbage of Savoy

Usage

In literature:

He realized that Armine had a purpose in coming to the Savoy to-night, in bringing him.
"Bella Donna" by Robert Hichens
She was born on the 11th or 12th of April 1492, her father being Charles, Count of Angouleme, and her mother Louise of Savoy.
"The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. I. (of V.)" by Margaret, Queen Of Navarre
One evening in she comes to the Savoy.
"The Observations of Henry" by Jerome K. Jerome
Her instructions as to what to do at the Savoy were clear.
"The Second Latchkey" by Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson
The palace of the Duke of Lancaster, the Savoy, the most beautiful in England, was quickly in flames.
"Historical Tales, Vol. 4 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
The Savoy is situated in the Rue de l'Eveque, by the side of the General Post Office.
"The Gourmet's Guide to Europe" by Algernon Bastard
Camillo, famous for his beauty and his courage, followed the fortunes of Filibert of Savoy, and died in France.
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Complete" by John Symonds
I note, however, that seed of the Savoys are nearly oval.
"Cabbages and Cauliflowers: How to Grow Them" by James John Howard Gregory
I'll have Levrier out of his bed and over in Savoy this very night.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Volume 22. July, 1878." by Various
But the duke of Savoy, falling on the reenforcement, did such execution upon them, that not above five hundred got into the place.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part C. From Henry VII. to Mary" by David Hume
He says that, on the return of the duke of Savoy to Turin, Rizzio was "in adolescentiae vigore;" in the vigor of youth.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part D. From Elizabeth to James I." by David Hume
The accession of Savoy was afterwards obtained.
"The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.I., Part F. From Charles II. to James II." by David Hume
Would I like the Savoy, and to see "Milestones" afterward?
"Secret History Revealed By Lady Peggy O'Malley" by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
Sardinia, whose province of Savoy had been invaded, now had a considerable army in the field.
"The French Revolution" by R. M. Johnston
Savoy has no stouter foe than Philibert Blondel, nor Geneva a more devoted son.
"The Long Night" by Stanley Weyman
Adelaide sent a note to meet him at the Savoy, and he's coming.
"The Way of Ambition" by Robert Hichens
Probably painted for the queen, and presented by her to her sister Christina of Savoy.
"Van Dyck" by Estelle M. Hurll
For a while the big hotels and restaurants had a bad time of it, and the management of the Cecil and Savoy thought of closing down.
"On the Fringe of the Great Fight" by George G. Nasmith
But I do not think that I shall go to Aix-la-Chapelle, but rather to Aix in Savoy, which place I prefer.
"Hortense, Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
Will you lunch with me at one-thirty at the Savoy?
"The Man Who Knew" by Edgar Wallace
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In poetry:

One after one, they came, they come,
Gaul, Goth, Savoy, to work their will;
She answers, when She most seems dumb,
``I wore the Crown, I wear it still.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
'T is not that the music can signify much,
But then there are chords that awake with a touch,--
And our hearts can find echoes of sorrow and joy
To the winch of the minstrel who hails from Savoy.
"The Smiling Listener" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Courtesy of the Savoy Hotel.
When the Savoy opened in the heart of the theater district in 1889, it introduced many hotel firsts: the use of electricity, en-suite bathrooms, and elevators.
Erik Lorincz, head bartender at The Savoy hotel in London, updates the classic Daisy cocktail.
The Savoy has a way of making any visitor to the United Kingdom feel at home.
Gregory Scott Savoy was born June 18, 2012, at Sutter Coast Hospital.
Local Savoy Club Dog Members.
Romo is a 3-year-old Beagle from Savoy, TX.
Local officials and politcians gathered in Savoy on Monday for a Veterans Day remembrance ceremony.
Saginaw's Savoy Bar and Grill serves hundreds of free meals during sixth annunal Thanksgiving dinner.
Posts Tagged 'the savoy .
With the opening of a new Interstate 57 interchange leading to Curtis Road in Savoy and a new public school planned at 304 Prairie Rose Lane, village leaders anticipate even more growth in the coming years.
We think Savoy is particularly beautiful, but green cabbage works as well.
TravelCenters of America announced the acquisition and rebranding of the former Savoy Travel Center to the Petro Stopping Centers brand.
These results for Savoy Public Schools, released in October of 2007, are for the MCAS exams taken in the spring of 2007.
Hotel Savoy and Savoy Grill.
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