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  • n. The quality of being inedible.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality or condition of being inedible.


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  • It's not just the's the inedibility.

    KILL IT WITH FIRE!! (Oh wait, they already did...)

  • Then the Reich troops knew that they would not be able to replenish their stocks of Brussels sprouts and any sprouts that they did capture from the Allied frontline kitchens would be overcooked to the point of inedibility.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • Now your Saturday-afternoon Siegfried can grill those burgers until they're tougher than Nothung itself, and remain unmolested by the Fafner and Fasolt of spills and splatters — so that once your meal is plunged into a river of inedibility, he'll still be clean enough to take you out.

    Archive 2006-12-01

  • It is only the grocery store fruit that is crunchy to the point of inedibility.

    Tigers & Strawberries » Plastic Not-So-Fantastic Strawberries

  • I tried to roast those seed but they ended up being severely over roasted to the point of blackness and inedibility.

    Pumpkin Meets Snowman

  • There was absolutely no way that a crust could form; if I had cooked the scallops until all the wetness boiled off, I would have had vaguely-scallop-flavored hockey pucks, over-cooked to the point of inedibility.

    Archive 2005-05-01

  • Among all our foods, fruits are unique in the way that they progress from inedibility to deliciousness.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • As I had suspected it might be, it was offensively seasoned, salted, almost to the point of inedibility.

    Renegades Of Gor

  • When at last it shuts down its little still and creeps forth through the filmy veil, it is immature no longer, but a brilliant frog-hopper, sitting on the most conspicuous leaves, trusting by pigmental warning to advertise its inedibility, and watchful for a mate, so that the future may hold no dearth of Bubble Bugs.

    Edge of the Jungle

  • Their inedibility, which they owe to a more or less coriaceous epidermis and an armature of strong sharp spines (Fig.  6).

    A Book of Natural History Young Folks' Library Volume XIV.


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