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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Mayonnaise.
 
A sauce made with pepper, salt, oil, vinegar, and the yolk of an egg beaten up together. A “may” in French is a cullender or strainer, also a “fort planeher sur lequel on met les raisins qu’ on veut fouler.   1
 


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