Seakale

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Seakale a perennial plant with large, roundish, sinuated sea-green leaves, found on British seashores, the blanched sprouts forming a favourite esculent
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. ; Dut. zee, Ger. see, Ice. sær, Dan. .

Usage

In literature:

Sow for succession peas, beans, and carrots; parsnips, celery, and seakale.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
We might tell SEAKALE to send him away.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 104, January 28, 1893" by Various
In eating asparagus, a knife and fork should be used, and the points should be cut off and eaten with a fork as is seakale, etc.
"Manners and Rules of Good Society" by Anonymous
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