Definition of Omelette

1. Noun. Beaten eggs or an egg mixture cooked until just set; may be folded around e.g. ham or cheese or jelly.

Exact synonyms: Omelet
Generic synonyms: Dish
Specialized synonyms: Firm Omelet, Fluffy Omelet, Egg Foo Yong, Egg Fu Yung

Definition of Omelette

1. Noun. A dish made with beaten eggs cooked in a frying pan without stirring, flipped over to cook on both sides, and sometimes filled or topped with cheese, chives or other foodstuffs ¹

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Definition of Omelette

1. omelet [n -S] - See also: omelet

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Literary usage of Omelette

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1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"I bet it's the first time you ever made an omelette in a wood-cutter's hut — isn't it, ... Louise nodded yes, without turning her eyes from the omelette. ..."

2. The French Cook by Louis Eustache Ude (1822)
"omelette Moelleuse. BREAK eight eggs into an earthen pan with a little pepper ... Gather all the border together, and roll the omelette before it gets too ..."

3. The Steward's Handbook and Guide to Party Catering by Jessup Whitehead (1903)
"When done, strain off; chop the Kidneys fine; make a savory omelette; ... omelette A LA MINUTE—" Before an English cook would have fairly smashed her eggs, ..."

4. The Household Cyclopædia of Practical Receipts and Daily Wants by Alexander V. Hamilton (1873)
"Veal Kidney omelette.—Cut up some cold roast veal kidney into small dice, ... Have ready a plain omelette made as before directed, and just before doubling ..."

5. The Gastronomic Regenerator: A Simplified and Entirely New System of Cookery by Alexis Soyer (1847)
"omelette aux fines herbes. Break eight eggs in a stewpan, to which add a ... then put two ounces of butter in an omelette pan, stand it over a sharp fire, ..."

6. The Works of Edgar Allan Poe by Edgar Allan Poe (1902)
"KEATS fell by a criticism. Who was it died of " The Andromache p"1 Ignoble souls ! — De L' omelette perished of an ortolan. ..."

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