Synonyms for al fresco

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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AL FRESCO

Then I'm with you, Bagshaw, with all my heart,—and it shall be al fresco.

"Dorrie and I are very fond of these al fresco meals," she observed.

The whole had the appearance of a mid-summer and sylvan Christmas-tree al fresco.

The weather was all that could be desired for an al fresco festival.

This al fresco chat was the last of Judge North's "opportunities."

The Papist was elected, there and then, al fresco, without dissent.

“Just as if he were a dog,” thought Nic, as he sat down by his father and began his al fresco dinner.

All were delighted, and the Ladakis, in anticipation of the day of rest, arranged an al fresco feast round a great camp-fire.

The days of our pilgrimage are nearing their end, but our enthusiasm for this al fresco life is in no measure abating.

All sat about the table-cloth, Mr. Perrowne said, "For what we are about to receive," and the al fresco repast began.

WORD ORIGIN

1753, Italian, literally "in the fresh (air)." Italian al represents a contraction of words from Latin ad "to" (see ad-) + ille "that." Alfresco also meant "painted on plaster that was still fresh or moist" (1764; see fresco).

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