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- n. Archaic form of sauerkraut.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as sauerkraut.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See sauer-kraut.
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The air was filled with the exhalations of the living, beside the smell from the potatoes and sourkrout, which was undergoing the cooking process, the sundry boots and shoes lying around or being under repair in the hands of the father, and a few pieces of linen hanging behind the stove for the purpose of drying.
We have known many persons who would not touch mutton, and others who would rather starve than eat oysters; while we ourselves revolt at sourkrout, which, nevertheless, millions of Germans, French, and Americans consider delicious.
All remonstrances on the boys 'part were useless; and, after being so miraculously preserved from the perils of the deep, they wound up the history of their adventures when "lost at sea," as David pathetically remarked, by being "carried off prisoners to Germany by a lot of cabbage-soup-eating, sourkrout Teutons, who were almost bigger fools than they looked!"
The spelling is variously sauerkraut (the correct German form), sourkraut and sourkrout.
In the Rue Montorgueil and the Rue Montmartre were other tempting-looking groceries and restaurants, from whose basements appetising odours were wafted, with glorious shows of game and poultry, and preserved-provision shops, which last displayed beside their doors open kegs overflowing with yellow sourkrout suggestive of old lacework.
When we got up next morning our hostess served breakfast in a flat tray, containing first seals 'flesh and fat, with a sort of sourkrout of fermented willow-leaves, then seals' liver, and finally seals 'blood -- all frozen.
When the officers of the Medical Department find anti-scorbutics necessary for the health of the troops, the commanding officer may order issues of fresh vegetables, pickled onions, sourkrout, or molasses, with an extra quantity of rice and vinegar.
Taken with sourkrout and stewed prunes, they produce fumes of self-conceit.
A pound of preserved meat, together with one pint of vegetable or concentrated soup per man, was substituted for one pound of salt beef weekly; a proportion of beer and wine was served in lieu of spirits; and a small quantity of sourkrout and pickles, with as much vinegar as could be used, was issued at regular intervals.
In this lamentable state, Captain Clerke put them all under the care of our surgeons, and ordered a supply of sourkrout, and malt, for wort, to be furnished for their use.
A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 17 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time