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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Lace having a square mesh; A longitudinal slice or boned side of a fish; A boneless steak cut from the tenderloin of beef

Usage examples (39)
  • filet the fish
  • Pan cooking a thin filet like this little red snapper is the way to go, and there are a few cooking suggestions near the end.
  • The dish features a beef tender loin filet roasted with peppercorn crust and topped with sauteed mushrooms and a ruby port wine reduction.
  • People today act like a filet is the only edible part of a cow. for more
Tutoring comment
  • A "fillet" is a lacy headband while a "filet" is a thin steak or strip of boneless meat or fish. A "filly" is a young female horse and "file" is a sassafras powder used in New Orleans-style cooking.
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