EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SAFFRON
The yellow seeds of lilies will answer nearly the saffron's purpose.
It will be ready an hour and a half after the saffron is in.
Pick eight ounces of English saffron very clean, cut it fine, and steep it twenty-four hours in a gallon of the best white wine.
To dye gloves to look like York tan or Limerick, put some saffron into a pint of water boiling hot, and let it infuse all night.
Take as much vinegar as will cover them, boil it with a little salt, and a pennyworth of saffron tied in a piece of muslin.
Yours is embroidered raiment of saffron and shining sea-purple.
The radical sense of saffron is to fail, to be hollow, to be exhausted.
Saffron is collected there, and every description of allspice.
If you wish to have it a straw color, put in a little tincture of saffron.
"Let him be," said Selene, as she saw her father about to don the saffron cloak.