foodstuff

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n foodstuff (usually plural) consumer goods sold by a grocer
    • n foodstuff a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
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Usage

In literature:

Foodstuffs having already been declared subject to seizure by both belligerents, Howe was out on May 2 to intercept the convoy.
"A History of Sea Power" by William Oliver Stevens and Allan Westcott
But foodstuffs are only a small part of these Congo economic troubles.
"An African Adventure" by Isaac F. Marcosson
But though showing a relative decline, the receipts of foodstuffs and merchandise had a steady aggregate increase.
"Outline of the development of the internal commerce of the United States" by T.W. van Mettre
Their water was getting stale, and running somewhat low; and they needed fresh foodstuffs.
"All the Brothers Were Valiant" by Ben Ames Williams
There are found all the products of the country in grains and foodstuffs.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 28 of 55)" by Various
In buildings close to the camps the police stored available foodstuffs and bed clothing for convenient delivery.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
Don't permit your knife, fork or spoon to remain in vinegar or other foodstuffs for a long period, as verdigris will form.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
These combined reports show that the combined prices per unit of 24 most important foodstuffs were $6.62 in October, 1917.
"Herbert Hoover" by Vernon Kellogg
He began to rush loads of foodstuffs, arms, and other objects to a point from which they could be loaded on the plane.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, August 1930" by Various
After this all foodstuffs were purchased in Charleston and distributed as rations.
"A Story of the Red Cross" by Clara Barton
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In news:

Seen a foodstuff you're too timid to try.
George Washington had this in mind when he dubbed Connecticut the "Provisions State" to honor its role in providing foodstuffs for the.
If the grand dame of Mexican cooking were a foodstuff, Diana Kennedy might be a pickled pepper.
In celebration of strange sustenance chowed 'round the world, we've put together a list of freaky foodstuffs for the audacious, fearless gluttons for gourmet punishment.
One of the chief worries in hot spots around the world is that stockpiling of foodstuffs by nations under siege from within will cause a food crisis of massive proportions.
The success of today's consumer goods, such as drinks, foodstuffs, personal care, and household products, is highly dependent on their packaging.
FAILED 53.8% to 46.3%: An initiative was on the ballot to require that all foods containing any form of GMO (genetically modified organism) be labeled as such for sale of foodstuffs to consumers at retail levels.
Vendors will sell holiday crafts, jewelry, handbags, foodstuffs, candles, florals, wooden crafts and more.
Today's day celebrates the actual foodstuff.
New east -end shop offers uniquely Irish foodstuff.
New east-end shop offers uniquely Irish foodstuff.
Beth Pilar, The Forager: One woman's hunt for local foodstuffs and useful techniques for encounters in the wilds of the kitchen.
It's time to get out the jars of America's favorite sweet foodstuff and get those entries ready for the Peanut Butter Recipe Contest.
In short, this small Lakewood bakery does empanadas, the Latin American foodstuff, justice.
There were small tastings of each foodstuff during their respective films, with samples traveling by the trayfull through the rows of the theatre-style classroom.
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