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  • n. Plural form of cornet.


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  • The kitchen sent out complimentary amuses-bouches at the start of the meal: warm gougères, or French cheese puffs, and "cornets" of salmon, crème fraîche and sesame tuile shaped to look like miniature ice cream cones.

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  • At the corners of the house the tin cornets of security lights dangle funnels of chubby moths and there's gospel music seeping from a cracked second-story window, manic sobs surging from somewhere deeper within.

    The Last of Boland

  • • 2 Grennock Road (01475 675000, Robin Weir, co-author of Ice Creams, Sorbets and Gelati: the Definitive Guide (published by Grub Street, £25)Neatly suited, with a folded, gravy-brown tie, Bill Jackson has been serving Minghella's ice-cream cornets for the past 30 years from his 1960s ice-cream van at the top of Brading Down, which has panoramic views of the island .

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  • The slim plots and the faculty members with the exception of a guest appearance by Gwyneth Paltrow have been dropped, leaving only the pupils to prance around on a cruciform stage, singing familiar pop songs and waving their cordless mikes like ice-cream cornets.

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  • Prete's has been in the same family forever it seems; they still make their own retro ice-cream (strawberry, chocolate, banana, coffee), still serve it whipped, in cornets or in old-fashioned wafers (add clotted cream for an extra 90p).

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  • There are some new foods on the block: How about road kill to broaden your palate and save your wallet, bison meat for authentic "free-range" dining, or the new vegan cornets at the French Laundry?

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  • (Soundbite of song, "76 Trombones") Unidentified Man #1 (Singer): (Singing) Seventy-six trombones led the big parade with 110 cornets close at hand.

    Dan Zanes: Broadway For The Smaller Set

  • (Soundbite of song, "76 Trombones") Unidentified Man #2 (Singer): (Singing) Seventy-six trombones caught the morning sun, 110 cornets right behind.

    Dan Zanes: Broadway For The Smaller Set

  • They sucked illicit unhygienic candy from paper cornets and bought paper lanterns shaped like birds, butterflies, or a rabbit on wheels.


  • Thompson, said Frances Willard, “caught the universal ear and set the key of that mighty orchestra, organized with so much toil and hardship, in which the tender and exalted strain of the Crusade violin still soared aloft, but upborne now by the clanging cornets of science, the deep trombones of legislation, and the thunderous drums of politics and parties.”



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