from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A sauce seasoned with or containing capers: usually a white sauce.


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  • He would paint in words (he was better in words than any other medium -- oil, water, or distemper) the boiled leg of mutton, not overdone; the mashed turnips; the mealy potato; the caper-sauce.

    The Martian

  • Did anybody ever find boiled mutton and caper-sauce growing in a cocoa-nut? '

    Little Dorrit


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