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- n. sauerkraut
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See sourkrout.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as sauer-kraut.
CHILD: And think a crout (ph) of tomato in one ...
There is a pickled cabbage called ‘sour crout’ my cousin James imports from Bremen for some of the Bristol sea captains because it is cheaper than extract of malt, which is a very good antiscorbutic.
But the trouble with sour crout is that sailors loathe it and have to be flogged to eat it.
Germany, where the idea came from, and may it be stuffed into a barrel of sour-crout, not to come out till it is thoroughly rotted.
He thereupon opened the door, received and entertained me with all the hospitality his poverty would admit of; regaled me with sour crout and some new laid eggs, the only provision he had, and clean straw with a kind of rug for a bed, he having no other for himself and wife.
[Footnote 37: French pronunciation of sour-crout.] "I suppose you entertain a good many wishes in regard to your birthday?" asked the king, putting more cabbage on his own plate.
Sour-crout was much more to his taste as a preventive of scurvy, and in 1777, at the request of
Green tea and fried pork, honeycomb and salted salmon, pound cake and pickled cucumbers, stewed chickens and apple-tarts, maple molasses and pease-pudding, gingerbread and sour-crout, are to be found at almost every table.
It's to be all pay, but dey eats up de sour - crout and de fresh pork, and drinks de coffee, and ven I looks for de monish, de gentlemens has disappeared down de rivver.
Only the pickle of the crout has run out fo the crock and made the cakes taste of the pickle.
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