Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Wormwood. See absinthium.
- n. Absinthe (which see).
- n. Alternative form of absinthe.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The plant absinthium or common wormwood.
- n. A strong spirituous liqueur made from wormwood and brandy or alcohol.
- n. strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise
“Up until now, “Why would anyone want to own all three films in the Matrix trilogy?” has been one of those unanswerable questions like “what happens to you after you die?” best puzzled over by absinth-sotted philosophers.”
““To tell all his fellow sharks at the bar, over a cold pint of absinth,” Jenkis said.”
“The root of the fennel we eat comes from a plant that looks similar but is Foeniculum vulgare used for the root and to make various anis drinks like absinth, ouzo arak, pernod, pastis etc so popular in Souther Europe, Greece, Turkey etc..”
“June 6, 2008 at 4:29 pm absinthe maks fur tastee bluebrey an absinth sorbet, thet ai hed las haloween.”
“I sent my husband to work today wearing Fou d'Absinth, so the absinth and bitter notes mentioned in 23 have me very interested.”
“Mine was an "Up and About": kiwifruit, ginger, vodka, absinth, vanilla and apple.”
“In this region the ground was one long level plain, stretching far and wide like the sea, full of absinth; whilst all the other vegetation, whether wood or reed, was sweet scented like spice or sweet herb; there were no trees; but there was wild game of all kinds — wild asses in greatest abundance, with plenty of ostriches; besides these, there were bustards and antelopes.”
“Elena, in chapter 2 of Ghost Town, repeats the story that "Chernobyl is the name of a grass, wormwood (absinth)", which has been widely noted because of the nice scary connection with a couple of verses in Revelations:”
“In Europe, however, this isn't the case; "wormwood" is used only for the absinth-producing species, Artemisia absinthium.”
“There was Georges26 appartment and his absinth cock-tails and Ruth Findleys gold hair in his comb, and visits to the “Smart Set” and “Vanity Fair”—a collegiate literary world puffed into wide proportions by the New York papers.”
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