leaven, especially fermented dough retained from one baking and used, rather than fresh yeast, to start the next.
a prospector or pioneer, especially in Alaska or Canada.
any longtime resident, especially in Alaska or Canada.
leavened with sourdough:
(dialect) (of bread) made with fermented dough used as a leaven
(in Western US, Canada, and Alaska) an old-time prospector or pioneer
- Sound blaster
hardware The best known family of sound cards for the IBM PC from Creative Labs. [Features? Models? Reference?] (1998-04-28)
noun 1. a brief, striking remark or statement excerpted from an audiotape or videotape for insertion in a broadcast news story. noun 1. a short pithy sentence or phrase extracted from a longer speech for use on radio or television soul sister A short, striking, quotable statement well suited to a television news program. For […]
- Sound as a bell
In excellent condition, as in Now that the brakes have been relined, the car is sound as a bell, or The surgery went well and now he’s sound as a bell. This simile rests on the assumption that the bell in question is not cracked (which would make it useless). First recorded in 1565, it […]
adjective, sourer, sourest. 1. having an acid taste, resembling that of vinegar, lemon juice, etc.; tart. 2. rendered acid or affected by fermentation; fermented. 3. producing the one of the four basic taste sensations that is not bitter, salt, or sweet. 4. characteristic of something fermented: a sour smell. 5. distasteful or disagreeable; unpleasant. 6. […]