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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VIAND

The natives roast his flesh, and esteem it a viand of no ordinary excellence.

The viand contents of the monumental burden together with what sea and hill could provide—these figured.

Each of us seizes the viand dearest to his or her heart, and tries to shelter it beneath his or her umbrella.

This humble promoter of forestry is duly appreciated, if only as a viand, by his neighbors.

Not until one has tried does one realize to what excellence and variety this form of viand lends itself.

There was an abundance of "pubs" and of fried-fish shops where "jellied eels" seemed to be a viand much in demand.

But he was not asleep, for he often opened his mouth and smacked his lips, as if tasting the flavor of some viand.

When she looked upon the viand before her she gave a little cry of dismay.

The king put him to death, and the attendants of Adelil made of his heart a viand which they presented to her.

Reserve this well-meaning, but unpoetic, viand for the journey and the day of open-air sport, to which so admirably it is fitted.

WORD ORIGIN

"article of food," early 14c., from Anglo-French viaunde, Old French viande "food," dissimilated from Vulgar Latin *vivanda, from Late Latin vivenda "things for living," in classical Latin, "be live," neuter plural gerundive of vivere "to live" (see vital).

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