broth


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Synonyms for broth

liquid in which meat and vegetables are simmered

a thin soup of meat or fish or vegetable stock

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'Yes,' said the old lady, looking up for a moment from the broth;
Bedwin, satisfied that he felt more comfortable, salted and broke bits of toasted bread into the broth, with all the bustle befitting so solemn a preparation.
'He has just had a basin of beautiful strong broth, sir,' replied Mrs.
"Of course I'm very much obliged, but I was hoping 'twould be lamb broth to-day."
It's only that Nancy said it was chicken you wanted when we brought jelly, and lamb broth when we brought chicken--but maybe 'twas the other way, and Nancy forgot."
"I should think SOMEBODY might give me a new nightdress--instead of lamb broth, for a change!
And put plenty of salt in the broth this time, or I'll punish the cooks severely."
"I do but know that whether the broth be ready or no, I am about to dip this into it."
I pray that your dream may come true, for the prince hath not set us out here to drink broth or to gather whortle-berries.
At the same time I ordered the mate to go into the great cabin, and see what condition the poor passengers were in; and if they were alive, to comfort them, and give them what refreshment was proper: and the surgeon gave him a large pitcher, with some of the prepared broth which he had given the mate that was on board, and which he did not question would restore them gradually.
My mate said all he could to revive and encourage her, and with a spoon put some broth into her mouth.
"Capital Scotch broth, my dear," said Sir Pitt, "though they call it by a French name."
She offered her mind to my disclosures as, had I wished to mix a witch's broth and proposed it with assurance, she would have held out a large clean saucepan.
A helot of Agesilaus made us a dish of Spartan broth, but I was not able to get down a second spoonful.
"At such a time," he writes, "I forced the Master to take the broth"; or "I made him put on the fur coat as you told me." Nor is Tinsley (see pp.