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  • n. Plural form of sesame.


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  • I made a ginger-lemon snow pea stir fry the other day that was good enough to make you forget everything else on the table, and I made rice mixed with black sesames, sesame oil, and crumbled nori.

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  • Having cut some bulbs or squill, boil in water, and when well boiled, throw this away, and having poured in more water, boil until it appear to the touch soft and well-boiled; then triturate finely and mix roasted cumin, and white sesames, and young almonds pounded in honey, form into an electuary and give; and afterwards sweet wine.

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  • Steamed pork buns, fried pork buns, dumplings of every sort (shrimp, pork, some sort of chive one, etc), noodle dishes, rice, sesame balls (poor sesames!)

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  • Mrs Morden gave me back Ivan's open - sesames and requested me, in my turn, to sign an authorisation for her to act for the brewery.

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  • Vast wealth -- iron, gold, copper, cobalt, titanium, nickel, uranium -- magic sesames to power in the second half of the twentieth century!

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  • She raps smartly on the door, and open sesames echo to every imagination.

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  • They are not general "open sesames" which, learned in one situation, will apply with indiscriminate miraculousness to a variety of others.

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  • My mouth waters even when I think of the delicious strudels filled with sesames and plenty of raisins and shiros!

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  • This bemusement by superficial ideas, this neck-bending to quacks, this endless appetite for sesames and apocalypses, is depressingly visible in our native literature, as it is in our native theology, philosophy and politics.

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  • When this was done, a mirror would instantly move so promptly that Mary had named those doors the "open sesames."

    The Guests Of Hercules


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