from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a strong relish or flavor; piquant.
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No unfamished livery-man would desire better dishes, or high-tasted courtier better wines.
Those of his company were so squeamish they could not be persuaded at first to taste, as they said, of so unsavoury an animal; but seeing the man smack his lips with more pleasure than usual, they ventured at last to be of his mess, and instead of finding the flesh rank and high-tasted, they owned it to be the sweetest morsel they had ever eaten in their lives.
The Westover Manuscripts: Containing the History of the Dividing Line Betwixt Virginia and North Carolina; A Journey to the Land of Eden, A. D. 1733; and A Progress to the Mines. Written from 1728 to 1736, and Now First Published
Bacon, or with Clary, or other high-tasted Herbs, which every good