cafe au lait

[ kaf-ey oh ley, ka-fey, kuh-; French ka-fey oh le ]SEE DEFINITION OF cafe au lait
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Hear you're no end of a choice thing with the cafe au lait gang.

As to your meals, I could provide your cafe au lait in the morning, but I can't undertake to cook for you.

Ever since a child she had always been in the habit of jumping out of bed as soon as she had drunk her cafe au lait.

I will have to dig a tunnel through your neckties to see if you have a cafe au lait or a cafe chanteuse in the trunk.

We walked across and, entering the flagged kitchen, asked for "cafe au lait."

The head was small and the body flattened, the legs were long and slender, the skin fine, and the hair the color of cafe au lait.

WORD ORIGIN

1763, French café au lait, literally "coffee with milk," from lait "milk" (12c.), from Vulgar Latin lactis, from Latin lactis (see lactation).

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