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Unformatted text preview: Bedlam any place or condition of noise and confusion. Better a dinner of herbs Refers to the biblical passage Proverbs 15:17: Better a dinner of herbs where love is, than a fattened ox and hatred therewith. blaguer! farceur! grose bte, va! Comedian! Clown! Silly beast, away with you! Bon Dieu Good God. bon garon good boy (or good waiter). Bonne nuit, ma reine, soyez sage Good night, my queen, behave well. bouillon a clear broth, usually of beef. bourgeois middle-class; also used variously to mean conventional, smug, materialistic, and so on. frescoing painting with watercolors on wet plaster. pirogue a dugout canoe....
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- Fall '08