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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of being seasoned and highly flavored.

Usage examples (33)
  • By all that country groweth good ginger, and therefore thither go the merchants for spicery.
  • Panurge, in the veritable interpretation and expounding of recent prophecies as a sow in the matter of spicery.
  • There grow all manner of spicery, more plenteously than in any other country, as of ginger, cloves-gilofre, canell, seedwall, nutmegs and maces.
  • First came the valets and other domestic attendants: wine stewards, bread stewards, servants from the fruit pantry, spicery, and other "squires of the kitchen." for more
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