Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Caraway.

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Examples

  • When he gets a frank he fills it up exact to the weight of an unce, that a carvy-seed would sink the scale --- but he's neer a grain abune it.

    The Antiquary

  • When he gets a frank he fills it up exact to the weight of an unce, that a carvy-seed would sink the scale -- but he's neer a grain abune it.

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • Maister Francie? and a wee bit of the diet-loaf, raised wi 'my ain fresh butter, Maister Francie? and no wi' greasy kitchen-fee, like the seedcake down at the confectioner's yonder, that has as mony dead flees as carvy in it.

    St. Ronan's Well

  • Wi’ a penniworth of rye-meal, and anither of tryacle, and twa or three carvy-seeds, I will make better confections than ever cam out of his oven.”

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • But will ye not take anither dish of tea, Maister Francie? and a wee bit of the diet-loaf, raised wi’ my ain fresh butter, Maister Francie? and no wi’ greasy kitchen-fee, like the seedcake down at the confectioner’s yonder, that has as mony dead flees as carvy in it.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • -- Wi 'a penniworth of rye-meal, and anither of tryacle, and twa or three carvy-seeds, I will make better confections than ever cam out of his oven. "

    St. Ronan's Well

  • When he gets a frank he fills it up exact to the weight of an unce, that a carvy-seed would sink the scale — but he’s neer a grain abune it.

    The Antiquary

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