After fusing a panful of colored glass, it was sampled by taking pinches out with tongs; when perfectly combined it was left to cool in the pan, as with modern optical glass.
He sampled the meat again and shrugged.
He hasn't sampled her... wares... yet.
Dean retired to his quarters, bearing a warm muffin that Cynthia sampled with an approving nod.
banquet halls provides the right atmosphere for wines to be sampled in a ritual manner.