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  • n. Plural form of caraway.


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  • “Dives Pragmaticus”: simnels, buns, cakes, biscuits, comfits, caraways, and cracknels: and this is the first occurrence of the bun that I have hitherto been able to detect.

    Old Cookery Books and Ancient Cuisine

  • Give her lollipops, give her dolls, give her physics, give her all you can think of - possets and comfits and caraways and lullabies and toys.

    The Silver Chair

  • A large tablespoonful of fine, dry, clean snow was intimately stirred with a spoon into the dry flour, and to this was added a tablespoonful of caraways and a little butter and salt.

    Scientific American, Volume 40, No. 13, March 29, 1879 A Weekly Journal of Practical Information, Art, Science, Mechanics, Chemistry, and Manufactures

  • We have a sturdy young carpenter from Darmstadt, bound to Vienna, or wherever else he may find a resting-place, who makes his morning and almost only meal of _Kümmel_ — corn spirit prepared with caraways — and brown bread; and whose great exploit and daily exercise is that of lifting the great table in the common room with his teeth.

    A Tramp's Wallet stored by an English goldsmith during his wanderings in Germany and France

  • The Italians take blanched stalks of the cultivated Fennel (which they call _Cartucci_) as a salad; and in Germany its seeds are added to bread as a condiment, much as we put caraways in some of our cakes.

    Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure

  • Nay, you shall see mine orchard, where, in an arbour, we will eat a last year’s pippin of my own graffing, with a dish of caraways, and so forth; come, cousin Silence; and then to bed.

    Act V. Scene III. The Second Part of King Henry the Fourth

  • You will find it difficult at first to understand how coal can be so full of oil and tar and gases, until you have tried to think over how much of all these there is in plants, and especially in seeds - think of the oils of almonds, of lavender, of cloves, and of caraways; and the oils of turpentine which we get from the pines, and out of which tar is made.

    The Fairy-Land of Science

  • To make the commonest cheese, put five pounds of potato paste into a cheese-tub with one pound of milk and rennet; add a sufficient quantity of salt, together with caraways and cumin seed sufficient to impart a good flavour.

    Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery A Manual of Cheap and Wholesome Diet

  • On the tray were little glass saucers with confectionery in them; old-fashioned confectionery, -- gibraltars, and colored caraways, and cockles with mottoes.

    Real Folks

  • I was now invited by the butler to walk into the garden, and I felt inclined to visit the orchard and harbor where the justice treated Sir John Falstaff and Cousin Silence "to a last year's pippin of his own grafting, with a dish of caraways;" but I bad already spent so much of the day in my ramblings that I was obliged to give up any further investigations.

    The Sketch-Book of Geoffrey Crayon


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