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  • noun Plural form of epicure.

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Examples

  • Persons in whom nausea and disgust are awakened at tripe, putrid game, or moldy and maggoty cheese affected by so-called epicures, not to mention the bad oysters which George I. preferred to fresh ones, would doubtless be prejudiced and incorrect observers as to the quantity of food an Eskimo might consume.

    The First Landing on Wrangel Island With Some Remarks on the Northern Inhabitants

  • At the end of the day, we'd probably rather just trust that broccoli tastes like broccoli and those for whom it might be useful, such as epicures or wine connoisseurs, would probably find the idea of choosing by man-made flavours offensive anyway.

    Pocket-lint

  • At the end of the day, we'd probably rather just trust that broccoli tastes like broccoli and those for whom it might be useful, such as epicures or wine connoisseurs, would probably find the idea of choosing by man-made flavours offensive anyway.

    Pocket-lint

  • At the end of the day, we'd probably rather just trust that broccoli tastes like broccoli and those for whom it might be useful, such as epicures or wine connoisseurs, would probably find the idea of choosing by man-made flavours offensive anyway.

    Pocket-lint

  • At the end of the day, we'd probably rather just trust that broccoli tastes like broccoli and those for whom it might be useful, such as epicures or wine connoisseurs, would probably find the idea of choosing by man-made flavours offensive anyway.

    Pocket-lint

  • You're not what I'd call epicures, but I've never known your appetites to fail. "

    The Shadow of the North A Story of Old New York and a Lost Campaign

  • While overall, I was frustrated by the books utter lack of hope for epicures to ever find delicious, quality food again, it has made me aware of how bureaucratically ridiculous many food regulations are, and how most of the USDA and FDA's regulations are in place to support the factory farmer and big agribusiness.

    Book Review: "Last Chance to Eat"

  • While overall, I was frustrated by the books utter lack of hope for epicures to ever find delicious, quality food again, it has made me aware of how bureaucratically ridiculous many food regulations are, and how most of the USDA and FDA's regulations are in place to support the factory farmer and big agribusiness.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • In January 414 he married his Roman prisoner in the town of Narbonne in southern Gaul, an area well-known to Roman epicures for its production of rosemary-flower honey.45

    Caesars’ Wives

  • The news might not be music to the ears of diners who want to get away from tiny customers, but it says something about restaurants wooing a future generation of epicures.

    Squeezing lemons, and tight squeezes: Readers on water service and table hogs

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