Sentence Examples

  • The fungus is cut into slices and then steeped in a solution of nitre.
  • It was the universal custom in medieval England to eat on this Sunday a grey pea steeped and fried in butter, which came from its association "Carling Nut."
  • These are steeped in water from the mineral springs until they become encrusted with a calcareous deposit which gives them the appearance of fossils.
  • By nature it is a sun-steeped southern region, the home of the vine and olive, of the minstrelsy of the Provençal and the exuberance of Tartarin, distinct from the colder and more sober north.
  • The addition of a little of the acid to glue renders it more tenacious; skins to be used for making leather do not undergo decomposition if steeped in a dilute solution; butter containing a small quantity of it may be kept sweet for months even in the hottest weather.