Definitions

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  • n. A mixture of coffee and hot milk.
  • n. Coffee and hot milk served in separate jugs as a breakfast drink
  • n. a light coffee colour

Etymologies

Borrowing from French café au lait (literally "coffee with milk") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Juliette slapped the table with her hand so her café au lait sloshed over the side of her cup, and then continued in a voice on the verge of tears.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • And then Demon Dexter in madras shorts, gawking at the Eiffel Tower and snarfing café au lait at the Arc de Triomphe?

    Dexter in the dark

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