Thesaurus / eatable
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You must be greatly in want of some refreshment, for the wretched posadas on the road cannot have offered you any thing eatable.
I'm not enamored of a straight meat diet as a rule, but that evening I was in no mood to carp at anything half-way eatable.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
In fact, when Henry had thinned out half a row he had quite a little pile of eatable carrots, each as large as his thumb.
THE BOX-CAR CHILDRENGERTRUDE CHANDLER WARNER
This was no longer the case at my second visit to Rio, and every thing eatable was much improved.
JOURNAL OF A VOYAGE TO BRAZILMARIA GRAHAM
Piso says, that the flesh of the six banded is not eatable; and Nieremberg affirms, that it is unwholesome and pernicious.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
To render the bread eatable they grated it, and made mush of it; but the crust they could not grate.
THE BOYS OF '61CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN.
This flaky part is as white as snow, and is the only eatable part of the fruit.
"There is something eatable in that basket,—I don't know what," said Skeff, pointing to a little neatly corded hamper.
TONY BUTLERCHARLES JAMES LEVER
The famished men soon consumed everything eatable they could come at on the island.
SOUTH AMERICAN FIGHTS AND FIGHTERSCYRUS TOWNSEND BRADY
His powder, they say, is fifty years old; but he has eatable provender from Breslau, and means to hold out to the utmost.
HISTORY OF FRIEDRICH II. OF PRUSSIA, VOL. XII. (OF XXI.)THOMAS CARLYLE
WORDS RELATED TO EATABLE
- fast food
- home cooking
- moveable feast
- take out
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