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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Flamb'e \Flam`b['e]"\, 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
[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; as, cherries flambe.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
v 1: pour liquor over and ignite (a dish)
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