Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A sauce usually made of grated bread, milk, onions, pepper, etc.
“She detested bread-sauce, which, as she said, looked like a poultice and tasted like soap; she objected to the consumption of beer by her maid-servants; and she affirmed that the”
“It should have been bread-sauce," put in Cadbury.”
“The woman, looking alarmedly at her, murmured the word "bread-sauce?" and sucked in her cheeks.”
“The brace of partridges, then, and the moor-hen, I shot on the other side of Dorney Common; the milk for the bread-sauce, came as usual from the old black and white cow.”
“Serve with gravy in the dish, and plenty of bread-sauce in a sauce-tureen.”
“A cantankerous tripper asks "why he never has bread-sauce with the nightly chicken.”
“One doesn't need to be very romantic not to want to talk about bread-sauce.”
“By the way, you won't forget what I said about the bread-sauce, will you?”
“And so don't forget to tell cook about the bread-sauce, will you, dear?”
“And you think what every other fellow thinks, and talk what every other fellow talks, and eat what every other -- I suppose _you_ didn't like the bread-sauce this evening?”
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