cayenne

Definitions

  • The King Got One Piece of the Cayenne Pepper Candy 347
    The King Got One Piece of the Cayenne Pepper Candy 347
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cayenne a long and often twisted hot red pepper
    • n cayenne ground pods and seeds of pungent red peppers of the genus Capsicum
    • n cayenne plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Cayenne Cayenne pepper.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n Cayenne Same as Cayenne pepper (which see, under pepper.)
    • n Cayenne A card turned up in cayenne whist to determine the rank of the suits, but not as a trump.
    • Cayenne To season with Cayenne pepper.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Cayenne kā-en′ a very pungent red pepper, made from several species of capsicum
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Cayenne, a town and island in French Guiana, South America
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Usually referred to Cayenne in French Guiana; but there is little doubt the word is Brazilian.

Usage

In literature:

When cooked, add the salt, cayenne, onion and kitchen boquet.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
Combine mixtures and season with salt, a few grains cayenne and a grating of nutmeg.
"Fifty-Two Sunday Dinners" by Elizabeth O. Hiller
Cayenne has yielded to its arms.
"Wanderings in South America" by Charles Waterton
Season with a little cayenne and mushroom flavour.
"Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode" by Harriet A. de Salis
Tonics, into which cayenne pepper, cubebs, or balsam of pepper enter, are to be tried, and cod-liver oil also is worth an experiment.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Season with salt, cayenne and a little nutmeg.
"Home Pork Making" by A. W. Fulton
Do they call you 'Cayenne,' too?
"Hildegarde's Harvest" by Laura E. Richards
Served in the French army, and in 1655 recaptured Cayenne from the Dutch.
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
They were as a dash of cayenne, which lent a flavour to the fare of daily life.
"Lady Cassandra" by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
Champ de Navets means a turnip-field, and Cayenne is a penal colony.
"Paris" by William Walton
So I was never sent to Cayenne or any other penal settlement.
"Fragments of an Autobiography" by Felix Moscheles
The principal exports of Cayenne are gold, cocoa, phosphates, hides, woods and spices.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 5" by Various
They founded a colony in Cayenne and assisted by corsairs got a hold on the western part of Santo Domingo.
"The History of Cuba, vol. 1" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
Coriander, rice, cumin seed, and pepper (one mixture); cayenne and saffron each separately bottled.
"The Curry Cook's Assistant" by Daniel Santiagoe
Here's cayenne pepper; lemons in that net.
"Nevermore" by Rolf Boldrewood
But we all fall into the trap; it works up our blood like cayenne pepper; we get quite maudlin over it.
"The Song of Songs" by Hermann Sudermann
Season with cayenne, and salt if necessary.
"Better Meals for Less Money" by Mary Green
These trees are indigenous to the South American countries of Brazil, Guiana, and Cayenne.
"The Swiss Family Robinson" by Jean Rudolph Wyss
Make a white sauce of one tablespoonful butter, one tablespoonful flour, one cupful of milk, salt, pepper, and cayenne.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
We were off Cayenne, and the lugger had come out to show us the way into the anchorage.
"Memoirs of Service Afloat, During the War Between the States" by Raphael Semmes
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In poetry:

All the world has its burdens to bear,
From Cayenne to the Austrian whips;
Forth, with the rain in our hair
And the salt sweet foam in our lips;
"A Song in Time of Order. 1852" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In news:

Salt ½ cup cayenne pepper 1 Tbsp.
Puck's Seder At Spago: As Traditional As Gefilte Fish With Cayenne .
We know, you are all wondering about the '07 Cayenne since you want to go snag one now.
Stir in potatoes, cider, thyme, salt and cayenne pepper.
2-3 tbls of Mango Chutney - spoon over the Brie wedge Cayenne Pepper - sprinkled very lightly (optional).
A tomato chutney that's sweet, spicy, sour, and salty all at once with a fiery cayenne kick.
The Master Cleanse is a popular regime that requires drinking a mixture of maple syrup, lemon juice, cayenne pepper and purified water.
The Master Cleanse diet instructs people to dirnk a mixture of 2 tablespoons lemon juice, 2 tablespoons organic maple syrup, one-tenth teaspoon or pinch of cayenne pepper and one cup (8 ounces) of water.
Crushed aleppo or cayenne pepper.
1 teaspoon ground cayenne pepper.
Cayenne pepper 1/2 teaspoon seasoning salt.
1) Halve cucumber and clean out center2) Combine all ingredients (including inside of the cucumbers )3) Top with lime juice and cayenne pepperEnjoy as an appetizer or light dinner.
2 cups cream, half-and-half or milk 1 sprig thyme, optional 1 clove garlic, optional 3 eggs plus 2 yolks Pinch cayenne ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup grated semihard cheese, like Gruyère, Comté or Emmenthal ½ cup grated Parmesan.
Chocolate, cinnamon and cayenne conspire to make a devilishly good cookie.
Place milk, cocoa powder, raw sugar and cayenne in a saucepan, whisking together.
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