Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BAGUETTE

Standing where there was no water, the baguette remained motionless.

After seeing him do this repeatedly, the whole party tried the baguette in succession, but without effect.

I found the baguette turn very strong, so that it soon twisted and broke.

I think I must put just a baguette d'or on the drawings, and when you see them on my walls I don't think you will disapprove.

The baguette of Delille is no shepherd's crook; it has more the fashion of a drumstick,—baguette de tambour.

WORD ORIGIN

1727, a type of architectural ornament, from French baguette (16c.), from Italian bacchetta, literally "a small rod," diminutive of bacchio "rod," from Latin baculum "a stick" (see bacillus). Meaning "a diamond cut long" is from 1926; that of "a long, thin loaf of French bread" is from 1958.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR BAGUETTE

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.