Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The seed of the poppy, chiefly of the opium-poppy.

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Examples

  • Mel's is famous for its naturally encased wieners on poppy-seed buns, and it's a North Tampa tradition for families and USF students to fight over the picnic tables.

    A Looong Way From Coney Island

  • A traditional Chi-Town frank is all-beef, served in a poppy-seed bun and topped with yellow mustard, chopped white onions, tomato wedges, kosher dill spears, celery salt and "neon relish."

    A Looong Way From Coney Island

  • In addition to being a serious cookbook with more than 50 Polish recipes from pierogi to poppy-seed cake taken from Beata's grandmother's handwritten notes, as miraculously preserved as preserves, Rose Petal Jam is also part memoir and part travelogue, the story of Beata's idyllic childhood in the rural Karkonosze Mountains and her later day adventurous travels with Simon in Poland today.

    Charlotte Safavi: On Food and Memory

  • Wicker chairs are arranged in a circle and there's a coffee table with a bowl of fruit and homemade poppy-seed cake.

    A safe place to call their own

  • The Rosenfelds, Marc wrote, prepared enormous cakes, apple, cheese, poppy-seed, at the sight of which I would have fainted.

    Elizabeth Abbott: Eternal Happiness In A Wedding Dress

  • In addition to being a serious cookbook with more than 50 Polish recipes from pierogi to poppy-seed cake taken from Beata's grandmother's handwritten notes, as miraculously preserved as preserves, Rose Petal Jam is also part memoir and part travelogue, the story of Beata's idyllic childhood in the rural Karkonosze Mountains and her later day adventurous travels with Simon in Poland today.

    Charlotte Safavi: On Food and Memory

  • In addition to being a serious cookbook with more than 50 Polish recipes from pierogi to poppy-seed cake taken from Beata's grandmother's handwritten notes, as miraculously preserved as preserves, Rose Petal Jam is also part memoir and part travelogue, the story of Beata's idyllic childhood in the rural Karkonosze Mountains and her later day adventurous travels with Simon in Poland today.

    Charlotte Safavi: On Food and Memory

  • The Rosenfelds, Marc wrote, prepared enormous cakes, apple, cheese, poppy-seed, at the sight of which I would have fainted.

    Elizabeth Abbott: Eternal Happiness In A Wedding Dress

  • The reason I pause at this sad little shred of news, this slice of unhappy trouble on a poppy-seed bun, is because something here feels enormous: This is the flotsam of a life coming undone, but the context in which it is displayed as "news" is solely for the sport of watching someone screw up, and it makes me want to administer a Zen slap or something across the face of my profession.

    Robert Koehler: Scratching the Itch

  • Italian artist Luca Caccioni ' s 2009 painting " Lotophagie " 24,000 francs is stunning for its intricate use of abrasive techniques and poppy-seed oil that shrouds the work behind a veil of secrecy and romanticism.

    Beauty and Poetry Emerge From Industrial Wastelands at Kunst Z

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