from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dish of chicken cooked in red wine.
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- n. chicken and onions and mushrooms braised in red wine and seasonings
French : coq, chicken + à, with + vin, wine.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
If not, why is my right hand moving with the same deliberation with which it fed Penelope's coq au vin into the waste-disposal unit?