from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To sprinkle.
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I watched Marie-Françoise pinch off the tips of the "asperge sauvage", * motioning for me to do the same.
I watched Marie-Françoise pinch off the tips of the "asperge sauvage",* motioning for me to do the same.
Finally, the Padre took the asperge from the hands of one of the acolytes, and with a sign of the cross in benediction while he chanted the _Asperges_, gently sprinkled the holy water on the upturned face.
And that he who, entering into a church, doth not asperge himself with holy water, sinneth not, (461) if so be he do it _circa contemptum_.
_chapon roti au cresson_; _asperge au branches_; _glace au chocolat_; _caf_; or: _potage au Crcy_; _turbot aux cpres_;
Albertine consented, however, to sacrifice her lettuces, on the condition that I would promise to buy for her in a few days’ time from the woman who cried: “J’ai de la belle asperge d’Argenteuil, j’ai de la belle asperge.”
Duxelle (Duxelle) graine (haricot, petit pois) (seed) gousse (haricot, petit pois) (pod) peau (skin) pointe (asperge) (tip) trognon, tige (stalk) grain (ma ïs) (kernel)
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