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- n. Alternative spelling of pilaf.
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- n. rice cooked in well-seasoned broth with onions or celery and usually poultry or game or shellfish and sometimes tomatoes
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When the pilaw was ready she sent it at once by the hand of a servant to the vizier's son with this message "Gulizar, the princess, sends you an offering in the name of her dead uncle."
When it was dinner-time he took the saucepan of pilaw and went out to eat it by the stream.
He was astonished, and suspecting that there was poison in the pilaw, he took a little and threw it to some crows that were hopping about.
A few days after this conversation she ordered one of her maids to make a pilaw.
The vizier's son showed the princess some of the poisoned pilaw that she had sent him, and asked whether she had repented of her ingratitude.
The vizier's son saw that the prince had nothing to do with the sending of the pilaw, and therefore told him everything.
Bread, cheese, and a melon suffice for breakfast; and dinner was a pilaw, or something of that kind.
Having made my obeisance to the Persians, I then saluted the Portuguese officers, who returned the compliment, after which I had some general conversation with them, not pertaining to the great purpose in hand, of which I did not presume to speak, till the general gave me occasion, which was not until after a collation of _pilaw_, and other dishes, after the fashion of Persia.
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Throughout December there is a special offer - Uzbek pilaw.
"Look here," he said, "in this handkerchief is some pilaw that the princess sent me this morning in the name of her deceased uncle.
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