Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an unsavory manner.

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Examples

  • She had eaten the meal that had been brought her by Mohammed Beyd's Negro slave -- a meal of cassava cakes and a nondescript stew in which a new-killed monkey, a couple of squirrels and the remains of a zebra, slain the previous day, were impartially and unsavorily combined; but the one-time Baltimore belle had long since submerged in the stern battle for existence, an estheticism which formerly revolted at much slighter provocation.

    Tarzan and the Jewels of Opar

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