from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as flour-box.
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This is a small tin box, of the pepper-box or flour-dredger shape, standing three to four inches high.
"What do you say to that, Mr. Geoffrey?" enquired Hermione, pausing, flour-dredger in hand, to glance at him slily under her brows.
Then, all at once, her cool, soft arms were about his neck, had drawn him down to meet her kiss, and -- he was alone with the pastry board, the rolling-pin and the flour-dredger -- but he saw them all through a golden glory, and when he somehow found himself out upon the dingy landing, the glory was all about him still.
There was a hole in the door, and the man put his head through the hole, and the barber on the other side powdered him out of the flour-dredger. '
He was rather like the colour you might get by shaking a flour-dredger over a mulberry.
They should be cut across so that the cabbage shreds, boiled till they are tender, the moisture thoroughly extracted, and then put into a stew-pan with a little butter, pepper, and salt, and a few shakes of flour from the flour-dredger.
In order to ensure the butter not oiling, but adhering to the cabbage, it is best after the butter is added, and while you mix it with the cabbage, to shake the flour-dredger two or three times over the vegetable.