macaroni

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macaroni:

see pastapasta,
generic name for thin pieces of hardened, unleavened dough that are molded into various shapes and boiled, not baked. Pasta is commonly associated with Italian cuisine, though similar wheat flour and rice flour pastas, usually called noodles, have been known in Asia for a
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macaroni

, maccaroni
(in 18th-century Britain) a dandy who affected foreign manners and style
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Plates 22, 23, and 24 aim at the same targets: 'Yet let it none but macaronies stain, | Who liv'd in George the Third's mad fluctuating reign.
Straub cites only one pamphlet in that war, leaves the silent woman without a given name or a position more specific than "actress," and takes the word of a single source that Bate's adversaries were dismissable as macaronies.
The first section of the essay examines these issues in literary and visual works, such as Town and Country Magazine, The Macaroni Jester, and Macaronies, Characters, Caricatures.