Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Oil of sesamum. See sesame and oil.

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Examples

  • When I arrived, I found twenty-five barefoot medical students, blissed out after sesame-oil massages, sprawled on yoga mats in the main meeting space.

    Alternative Medicine

  • Bú-i-musayrij, taint of sesame-oil applied especially to the Jews who very wisely prefer, in Persia and elsewhere, oil which is wholesome to butter which is not.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • In one of these were some good dates, in another gleamed some white meal, a third was half full of sesame-oil, and a fourth held some salt.

    Complete Project Gutenberg Georg Ebers Works

  • In one of these were some good dates, in another gleamed some white meal, a third was half full of sesame-oil, and

    Homo Sum — Volume 03

  • Bú-i - musayrij, taint of sesame-oil applied especially to the Jews who very wisely prefer, in Persia and elsewhere, oil which is wholesome to butter which is not.

    Arabian nights. English

  • But it isn't a Thai restaurant, really, even if there's a magical food stand somewhere in Phuket serving squid-ink and hot sesame-oil soup featuring brisket-stuffed squid rings.

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