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Bain Marie

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A saucepan containing hot water into which a smaller saucepan is plunged, either to keep it hot, or that it may boil without burning. A glue pot is a good example. Mons. Bouillet says, “Ainsi appelé du nom de lʹinventeur” (Balneum Mariæ). But derivations from proper names require authentication.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Bagatelle (A)
Baguette dArmide (La)
Bahagnia
Bahaignons
Bahr Geist (A)
Bail (French, bailler)
Bailey
Bailiff
Bailleur
Baillif (Herry)
Bain Marie
Bairam
Baisser
Bait
Bajaderes
Bajulus
Bajura
Baked
Baked Meat
Baker (The)
Baker’s Dozen