Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of foodstuff.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • But which of these four foodstuffs is the odd one out linguistically?

    10 posts from January 2007

  • That sort of illogic leads some among us to posit that because one has failed to have become violently ill upon having ingested certain foodstuffs provided in unclean places, those unclean places do not provide unclean food.

    Drinking the water in Mexico

  • I hardly think burning grain or other foodstuffs is very appropriate when there are still so many people starving in this world.

    Dick Van Hoff’s Wood Burning Tile Stove

  • These cases may indicate that China is using the antimonopoly law largely for domestic policy purposes such as preventing artificial price inflation in foodstuffs, rather than as a tool against foreign investment.

    Life After China's Antimonopoly Law

  • The new crop of tasty foodstuffs is not quite ready, and the stuff in storage is picked over and a little tired.

    Horoscope for the week of July 28, 2008

  • Now, I admit, I live in an area with an unusually good variety of specialty food items and that, if one chooses to live in a rural or more parochial urban area of Mexico, then the variety of foodstuffs is more limited - sometimes far more limited.

    Missing Little Things from Home

  • The Fox administration clearly believes that tariffs and subsidies are luxuries that the country cannot afford, and that importing cheap foodstuffs is preferable to striving for self-sufficiency in basic food production.

    Lloyd Mexico Economic Report - September 2001

  • There is a demand for lotus root as an ingredient in Chinese foodstuffs, in Japan and in India, but development outside China has been hampered mainly owing to the high cost of harvesting the crop; however, the development in Japan of a technique for mechanical harvesting may ease this situation.

    Chapter 22

  • [Footnote 14: The difference between the scientific and popular meaning of the word foodstuffs should be noted.

    School and Home Cooking

  • Standing beside the waiter and gazing wistfully at the foodstuffs was a long, thin boy of about sixteen.

    Indiscretions of Archie

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