Often, burnt almonds. roasted sweet almond.
a sweet consisting of an almond enclosed in burnt sugar
lime1 (def 1). Also called burnt lime, calcium oxide, caustic lime, calx, quicklime. a white or grayish-white, odorless, lumpy, very slightly water-soluble solid, CaO, that when combined with water forms calcium hydroxide (slaked lime) obtained from calcium carbonate, limestone, or oyster shells: used chiefly in mortars, plasters, and cements, in bleaching powder, and in the […]
an offering burnt upon an altar in sacrifice to a deity. Historical Examples Notes on the Book of Leviticus C. H. Mackintosh The Children’s Bible Henry A. Sherman Egholm and his God Johannes Buchholtz The Children’s Bible Henry A. Sherman The Expositor’s Bible: The Book of Leviticus S H Kellogg The Children’s Bible Henry A. […]
burned-out. Contemporary Examples How the War Ended: WWI’s Last Hundred Days Ian Klaus February 25, 2014 Three-Year-Old Coco Is The Italian Mafia’s Littlest Victim Barbie Latza Nadeau January 27, 2014 The Little Boy Mowed Down By The Mafia Barbie Latza Nadeau March 19, 2014 Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band Grover Lewis […]
noun carbonaceous shale formed by destructive distillation of oil shale or by spontaneous combustion of shale after it has been some years in a tip: sometimes used in road making Historical Examples American Rural Highways T. R. Agg A Month in Yorkshire Walter White