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1) beignet. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Southern Louisiana 1. A square doughnut with no hole: a New Orleans coffeehouse selling beignets, an insidious Louisianian cousin of the doughnut that exists to get...

2) cafe au lait. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. Coffee served with hot milk. 2. A light coffee hue. See Regional Note at beignet. French : cafe, coffee + a, with + lait, milk....

3) faubourg. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...city limits of a French-speaking city or a city with a French heritage. See Regional Note at beignet. Middle English faubourgh, from Old French faubourg, alteration...

4) camelback. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Orleans A narrow house with one story in front and two in the rear. See Regional Note at beignet....

5) lagniappe. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...2. An extra or unexpected gift or benefit. Also called Regional boot2. See Regional Note at beignet. Louisiana French, from American Spanish la napa, the gift : la,...

6) banquette. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...on the banquette on Tuesday night (New Orleans Daily Picayune). See Regional Note at beignet. 3. A long upholstered bench placed against or built into a wall. 4....

7) krewe. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...run by krewes throwing necklaces of colored beads (Robert Reinhold). See Regional Note at beignet. Alteration of crew1. In order to organize and stage the enormous...

8) shotgun. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...out the back door without hitting any barriers (Melissa O. Fryauf). See Regional Note at beignet. 1. Of, relating to, or using a shotgun. 2. Obtained by or involving...

9) Regional Notes Index. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000
...Notes are fully cross-referenced. 2 absquatulate agin andiron anymore as1 bare-naked beignet birth bodacious boughten cayuse chaw chesterfield chirren clever critter...

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