French

French is the adjective form of France and usually refers to:

  • Something of or related to the nation of France
    • French cuisine
    • French language, a Romance language originating in what is now northern France
    • French people, inhabitants of France or people having family origins in France
  • French catheter scale, a gauge system commonly used to measure the size of a catheter
  • French (surname)
  • French Open, one of the four major tennis tournaments
  • French defence, a chess opening (1 e4 e6)
  • French River, Colchester, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • French River, Pictou, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • French River (Ontario), Canada
  • French River (Massachusetts), Massachusetts
  • French's, an American manufacturer of mustard condiment

Famous quotes containing the word french:

    There is but one Paris and however hard living may be here, and if it became worse and harder even—the French air clears up the brain and does good—a world of good.
    Vincent Van Gogh (1853–1890)

    An old French sentence says, “God works in moments,”M”En peu d’heure Dieu labeure.” We ask for long life, but ‘t is deep life, or grand moments, that signify. Let the measure of time be spiritual, not mechanical.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    But compared with the task of selecting a piece of French pastry held by an impatient waiter a move in chess is like reaching for a salary check in its demand on the contemplative faculties.
    Robert Benchley (1889–1945)