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Definitions of "sallets"
- Plural form of sallet. noun
The word "sallets" in example sentences
Purslane reigned supreme, and the disappointed planters ate it philosophically, deciding that Nature knew what was best for them, and would generously supply their needs, if they could only learn to digest her "sallets" and wild roots.. [Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature]
IV.xxviii. 146b, On their heads [they] hadde sallets of leather.. [Medallion Vulcan | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles]
She took these men readily, and agreed with them for a good wage; and whereas each one had bow and arrows and short sword, she had but to buy for them jacks, sallets, and bucklers, and they were well armed as for their condition.. [The Water of the Wondrous Isles]
I've taken some of the sidebar titles from John Evelyn's Acetaria: a discourse of sallets.. [languagehat.com: IN MOYL ARAYN.]
There were the knights, gleaming in richly wrought plate-armor, colored plumes waving above their burnished sallets.. [The Coming of Conan The Cimmerian]
His usual food is pickled coats of mail, salt helmets and head-pieces, and salt sallets; which sometimes makes him piss pins and needles.. [Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel]
There were the knights, gleaming in richly wrought plate armor, colored plumes waving above their burnished sallets.. [Conan the Freebooter]
Together with salt it gives both the name and the relish to sallets from the sapidity which renders not plants and herbs only, but men themselves, and their conversations pleasant and agreeable.. [Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure]
Evelyn taught (1565) that "the tender tops of Cherville should never be wanting in our sallets, being exceeding wholesome, and chearing the spirits; also that the roots boiled and cold are to be much commended for aged persons.". [Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure]
"Basil," says John Evelyn, "imparts a grateful flavour to sallets if not too strong, but is somewhat offensive to the eyes.". [Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure]
For which reason, the plant, "when taken in sallets," as says an old herbalist, "doth exhilarate, and make the mind glad," almost in the same way as a bracing sojourn by the seaside during an autumn holiday.. [Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure]
He seems to have the punishment of _Nebuchadnezzar_, for his conversation is among beasts, and his tallons none of the shortest, only he eats not grass, because he loves not sallets.. [Microcosmography or, a Piece of the World Discovered; in Essays and Characters]
Put them into a gally-pot or double glass, with as much sugar as they weigh, fill them up with wine vinegar; to a pint of vinegar a pound of sugar, and a pound of flowers; so keep them for sallets or boild meats in a double glass covered over with a blade and leather.. [The accomplisht cook or, The art & mystery of cookery]
I remember one said there were no sallets in the lines to make the matter savoury, nor no matter in the phrase that might indict the author of affectation; but called it an honest method, as wholesome as sweet, and by very much more handsome than fine.. [Act II. Scene II. Hamlet, Prince of Denmark]
And in this house we contain24 also a confiture-house; where we make all sweet-meats, dry and moist; and divers pleasant wines, milks, broths, and sallets; in far greater variety than you have.. [Paras 60-91]
Merry-Garden and stocked it with fruits and sallets with no eye but to the sale of them in Saltash market.. [Merry-Garden and Other Stories]