the first sprouts or shoots of grass, corn, or other crops; new growth.
(of a crop or a seed) to sprout; appear above the ground.
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to cook (meat, fish, or vegetables) by sautéeing in fat and then simmering slowly in very little liquid. Contemporary Examples An American Prairie Feast Sophie Menin July 16, 2010 5 Recipes to Feed a Hungry Holiday Crowd Cookstr.com December 17, 2009 Menu for a Moveable Feast: 10 Famous Authors and Their Favorite Foods & Recipes […]
adjective (South African) (of water) brackish or salty noun (South African) a mongrel dog Historical Examples The Broken Sword Dennison Worthington A Handbook of the Boer War Gale and Polden, Limited The Danish History, Books I-IX Saxo Grammaticus (“Saxo the Learned”) Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various Discovery of Witches Thomas […]
a device for slowing or stopping a vehicle or other moving mechanism by the absorption or transfer of the energy of momentum, usually by means of friction. brakes, the drums, shoes, tubes, levers, etc., making up such a device on a vehicle. anything that has a slowing or stopping effect. Also called brakeman. a member […]
to smash, split, or divide into parts violently; reduce to pieces or fragments: He broke a vase. to infringe, ignore, or act contrary to (a law, rule, promise, etc.): She broke her promise. to dissolve or annul (often followed by off): to break off friendly relations with another country. to fracture a bone of (some […]