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  • adj. Alternative spelling of soft-boiled.


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  • I was almost done, till I cracked the egg and realised that it was softboiled and not raw.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Hope that the eco-conscious chefs there will pick your night to repeat their treatment of "local" asparagus from Pennsylvania's Tuscarora Co-Op, cosseting it with bacon that they've cured themselves and softboiled eggs that we bet were laid by free-range hens.

    A Seat in the Kitchen

  • The Kid was decidedly softboiled, but Charles decided to publish it anyway, with one of those great old paperback covers. 8.


  • And wher-o the peckadillies at his wristsends meetings be loving so lightly dovessoild the candidacy, me wipin eye sinks, of his softboiled bosom should be apparient even to our illicterate of nullatinenties.

    Finnegans Wake

  • At the kitchen table—it was pink marble with wrought iron legs—he taught us how to crush Oysterette crackers into our softboiled eggs and squirt seltzer water from a blue bottle with a nozzle on top.

    Tessie and Pearlie

  • A moment of thanksgiving on Tuesday … while watching Galahad lovingly prepare breakfast for his siblings without being asked … softboiled eggs and soldiers! listening to my children laugh maniacally while watching Laurel and Hardy … they are true connoisseurs of comedy!

    HS Blog - Homeschool Blog

  • Back at police headquarters, Special Agent Bloom makes a big initial impression on the trio of softboiled homicide dicks from our last stories

  • It didn’t work on softboiled eggs from hens fed flaxseed, but these tend to have very thin shells.

    Great way to peel boiled eggs | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.


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