from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Unrefined or incompletely refined sugar that still retains some molasses, which gives it a brownish color.
- n. A commercial product made by the addition of molasses to white sugar.
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- n. Sugar which has been only partially refined and still contains molasses.
- n. Refined sugar to which molasses has been added.
- n. Street name for heroin.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. unrefined or only partly refined sugar
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Karla’s excellent southern cooking lingers as a shimmering grease spot on my memory: oily waffles with melted butter and brown sugar syrup, delicately crispy fried chicken and beer-battered prawns smothered in tartar sauce, pork chops with caramel baked apples, biscuits and mashed potatoes drowning in sausage gravy.
Brown Sugar Body Buff by Zia incorporates brown sugar and sea salt, with organic clover honey, sea kelp, and algae extracts that soften and nourish the skin.
Sometimes I think of Jamal as a literary character from an anthology of my favorite books: His charisma is part Salinger’s Zooey Glass, coated in the brown sugar of Tea Cake from Their Eyes Were Watching God, with the sly cool of a Dashiell Hammett detective, and the hot looks of a Walter Mosley one.
Secondly, boil sour-wood bark or leaves to a strong decoction, then strain the decoction and boil it down to the consistency of molasses, then take common brown sugar and heat it in an oven over a slow fire until it melts and again becomes dry and lumpy, then add them together -- proportions, four table spoonfuls of the molasses to one pound of sugar, to which add three table spoonfuls of sweet or British oil, put it again over a slow fire and mix it well together, and bottle for use.
The Cherokee Physician, or Indian Guide to Health, as Given by Richard Foreman, a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy, With General Rules for Preserving Health without the Use of Medicines. The Diseases of the U. States, with Their Symptoms, Causes, and Means of Prevention, are Treated on in a Satisfactory Manner. It Also Contains a Description of a Variety of Herbs and Roots, Many of which are not Explained in Any Other Book, and their Medical Virtues have Hitherto been Unknown to the Whites; To which is Added a Short Dispensatory.