Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OR. fritour, friture, pancake, F. friture, frying, a thing fried, from frire, to fry. See Far (v. t.)
But there are always a few who fritter their time, and leave the same as they enter.
"Elizabeth Hobart at Exeter Hall" by Jean K. Baird
Spinach Fritters, 206; Juice, 192.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen
John Frederick had foolishly frittered away his forces in Saxon and Bohemian garrisons.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
Believe me, the pleasure has nothing to do with wine or fritters, or a silver lamp.
"Jewish Children" by Sholem Naumovich Rabinovich
If you had to fry the fritters, for instance, how would you set about it?
"Little Folks (Septemeber 1884)" by Various
Have you ever kept any animal who lived entirely on banana fritters?
"Once on a Time" by A. A. Milne
But Delancy had no time to fritter away on niceties of etiquette.
"Making People Happy" by Thompson Buchanan
Fritters went home, because the public lost interest in his lectures.
"The Art of Disappearing" by John Talbot Smith
How much better to be overwhelmed there, than to fritter away a butterfly life in the shallows!
"The Rhodesian" by Gertrude Page
For six more years he frittered away his strength.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Fools of the bread and circus,
fools who have frittered away
our youth and our fire and ambition
in aping empty play.
"Nation Of The Blind" by Ian Mudie
He would answer to "Hi!" or to any loud cry,
Such as "Fry me!" or "Fritter my wig!"
To "What-you-may-call-um!" or "What-was-his-name!"
But especially "Thing-um-a-jig!"
"The Hunting Of The Snark " by Lewis Carroll
And glittering and frittering,
And gathering and feathering,
And whitening and brightening,
And quivering and shivering,
And hurrying and skurrying,
And thundering and floundering;
"The Cataract of Lodore" by Robert Southey
The land is ours, the land will keep,
And Time is nowise near its end;
We hold our birthright all too cheap
Its sacredness to comprehend,
In after years our sons will say,
' Why frittered ye the land away ?'
"The Prodigals" by Robert James Campbell Stead
Beyond the Chiltern coast, this church:
A lighthouse in dry seas of standing corn.
Bees hive in the tower; the outer stone
Pared and frittered in sunlight, flakes with the years:
Clunch crumbles, but silence, exaltation, endures.
"Edlesborough" by Anne Ridler
Conch fritters with wasabi and hot pepper jelly.
Members of Cacklin' Fritters work a field during the Ringneck Festival Saturday morning.
The itch to ditch officials who fritter away the public trust is growing, as Arnold and his broom bear down on Sacramento.
Queen Fritters au Sabayon , Anyone.
Florida State nearly frittered away a big early lead with some cold shooting.
Salmon Fritter Pita at Tip Top Kitchen (Jodi Miller photo).
This report tells us a lot about where Obama stands politically and the degree to which he has frittered away the promise of his candidacy.
Almost any cooked vegetables—broccoli, zucchini, potato—can be mashed and made into fritters.
If you think that your IT staff fritters away too much of their time at work using Facebook and Twitter, guess again.
The restaurant's calas, the savory rice fritters prepared here with jambalaya, shrimp or andouille, are as good as you might expect, given its name.
Fry the fritters a few at a time until crisp and just beginning to brown, 2 to 3 minutes.
Farmer Paula Guilbeau of Heirloom Gardens in Cumming remembers looking forward to Sunday nights on the Louisiana bayou as a child, because that was when her mother, Grace Robichaux, made eggplant fritters.
Of the $6 trillion President Obama has frittered away, how much of that was either direct or indirect White House expenditure.
Latkes, potato pancakes , fritters, whatever you want to call them, these savory morsels are good any time of the year.
Owner Trudy Ellis hails straight from Nassau and specializes in dishes unique to the island, such as conch fritters and whole fried fish.
God, thou great symmetry, Who put a biting lust in me From whence my sorrows spring, For al l the frittered days That I have spent in shapeless ways Give me one perfect thing.
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