spicery

  • 1Spicery — Spi cer*y, n. [OF. espicerie, F. [ e]picerie.] 1. Spices, in general. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. A repository of spices. Addison. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2spicery — [spīs′ər ē] n. pl. spiceries [ME spicerie < MFr espicerie < espice: see SPICE] 1. spices 2. spicy quality, flavor, or aroma 3. Obs. a place to keep spices …

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  • 3Spicery — A spicery was the office in a medieval household responsible for spices, as well as the room in which the spices were kept. It was headed by a spicerer. The office was subordinated to the kitchen or the wardrobe, and only existed as a separate… …

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  • 4Spicery — In the royal household, the spicery took in a great many items. Wax, napery, cloth, canvas and spices were all acquired through the great wardrobe. These goods were then distributed to the appropriate officers …

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  • 5spicery — пряности Clerk of the Spicery королевский хранитель пряностей …

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  • 6spicery — noun (plural eries) Date: 13th century 1. spices 2. archaic a repository of spices 3. a spicy quality …

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  • 7spicery — /spuy seuh ree/, n., pl. spiceries for 3. 1. spices. 2. spicy flavor or fragrance. 3. Archaic. a storeroom or place for spices. [1250 1300; ME spicerie < OF espicerie. See SPICE, ERY] * * * …

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  • 8spicery — noun a) Spices, in general. b) A repository of spices …

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  • 9Spicery —    Heb. nechoth, identified with the Arabic naka at, the gum tragacanth, obtained from the astralagus, of which there are about twenty species found in Palestine. The tragacanth of commerce is obtained from the A. tragacantha. The gum exudes&#8230; …

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  • 10spicery — sb. RG. 151 …

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  • 11spicery — spic·ery …

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  • 12spicery — spic•er•y [[t]ˈspaɪ sə ri[/t]] n. pl. er•ies 1) spices 2) spicy flavor or fragrance 3) archaic a storeroom for spices • Etymology: 1250–1300 …

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  • 13spicery — /ˈspaɪsəri/ (say spuysuhree) noun (plural spiceries) 1. spices. 2. spicy flavour or fragrance. 3. Obsolete a storeroom or place for spices. {Middle English, from Old French espicerie, from espice spice} …

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  • 14spicery — noun the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored • Syn: ↑spiciness, ↑spice • Derivationally related forms: ↑spice, ↑spice (for: ↑spice), ↑spicy ( …

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  • 15The Spicery In Westcheap —    The Spiceria or quarter occupied by the Spicers. Mentioned 1278 9 in will of Robert de Mounpeillers (Ct. H.W. I. 38).    Riley says, or Spicers Row in Chepe, 1301, probably adjoining Soper Lane (Mem. XIII.), where the pepperers and spicers&#8230; …

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  • 16spice up — verb 1. add herbs or spices to (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑zest, ↑spice • Derivationally related forms: ↑spice (for: ↑spice), ↑spicery ( …

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  • 17spiciness — noun 1. behavior or language bordering on indelicacy • Syn: ↑gaminess, ↑raciness, ↑ribaldry • Derivationally related forms: ↑spicy, ↑racy (for: ↑raciness), ↑ …

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  • 18Column — For other uses, see Column (disambiguation). National Capitol Columns at the United States National Arboretum in Washington, D.C …

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  • 19House — For other uses, see House (disambiguation). A traditional house in Novosibirsk, Siberia, Russia …

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