café

[ ka-fey, kuh- or especially for 4, French ka-fey ]SEE DEFINITION OF café
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He proved that he had spent the evening up to eleven o'clock in a cafe.

When Rose married him he was leader of the orchestra at a cafe concert where she sang.

It was Dubuche, whom she knew from having seen him on one occasion at the Cafe Baudequin.

"If I were you I should have it in from the cafe," old Bosc slowly announced.

"I've been to the cafe occasionally," Claude said to Florent.

In spite of my singing in a cafe chantant I shall keep my self-respect.

Ah, he was breakfasting now; had ordered his "cafe complete."

He was sitting at the edge of the street and I took him into the cafe and fed him.

I communicated to them the news from their country which I had just read in a cafe.

The three left the cafe together, followed by cries of "Bonne chance."

WORD ORIGIN

1802, from French café "coffee, coffeehouse," from Italian caffe "coffee" (see coffee). The beverage was introduced in Venice by 1615 and in France from 1650s by merchants and travelers who had been to Turkey and Egypt. The first public café might have been the one opened in Marseilles in 1660.

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