Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An oil-drillers' name for a sandstone of saccharoidal or sugary texture.
- n. See the extract.
“The crime scene is a far cry from the sugar-sand beaches and luxurious resorts of Longboat Key, 12 miles away, where police said that Cooper and Kouzaris had been staying.”
“When I drove back to New Orleans Friday, I still had hope: the shore was still intact, an endless stretch of perfect sugar-sand beach was still unstained.”
“That's blue for the sea and sky, and white for the sugar-sand beach.”
“Friends had invited Mr. Williams to spend spring break on the white sugar-sand beach in Cancun, Mexico.”
“Spread it evenly with a broad knife, over the top of each queen-cake, ornamenting them, (while the icing is quite wet) with red and green nonpareils, or fine sugar-sand, dropped on, carefully, with the thumb and finger.”
“While the last icing is wet, ornament it with coloured sugar-sand or nonpareils.”
“Or you may ice it; putting on the nonpareils or sugar-sand in such a manner as to mark out the cake in triangular divisions.”
“You may flower it with coloured sugar-sand or nonparels; but a newer and more elegant mode is to decorate it with, devices and borders in white sugar; they can be procured at the confectioners, and look extremely well on icing that has been tinted with pink by the addition of a little cochineal.”
“Make them all of a regular and handsome form, and touch the top of each with a spot of red sugar-sand.”
“Lay the cakes smoothly one on another, (each having a layer of jelly or marmalade between,) and either grate loaf-sugar over the top one, or ice it smoothly; marking the icing with cross lines of coloured sugar-sand, all the lines meeting at the centre so as to divide the cake, when cut, into triangular or wedge-shaped slices.”
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