long pepper

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n long pepper plant bearing very hot and finely tapering long peppers; usually red
    • n long pepper slender tropical climber of the eastern Himalayas
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Long pepper The spike of berries of Piper longum, an East Indian shrub
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Long pepper the fruit of Piper Longum
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. pipor—L. piper—Gr. peperi—Sans. pippala.

Usage

In literature:

It don't seem to me the old man give Pepper so long a time.
"Hiram The Young Farmer" by Burbank L. Todd
Bess; I long to pepper them.
"The Pioneers" by James Fenimore Cooper
Polly went on with her work, and the others separated, and Mrs. Pepper and Jasper had a long talk.
"Five Little Peppers And How They Grew" by Margaret Sidney
Mark Twain enjoyed that, and kept the old pepper-box as long as he lived.
"Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete" by Albert Bigelow Paine
The monkey looked for a long time, but finally found the turtle under a pepper-plant.
"Filipino Popular Tales" by Dean S. Fansler
Put a bay leaf, a stock of celery about 4 inches long, and 2 whole pepper corns in the bottom of a bowl.
"Public School Domestic Science" by Mrs. J. Hoodless
Wash and skin a pint of eels, cut them in pieces three inches long, pepper and salt them, and put them into a stewpan.
"How to Cook Fish" by Olive Green
The long grass was cut down, and with it those patches of pepper grass that had seasoned many a feast.
"The Story of the Big Front Door" by Mary Finley Leonard
If the fur has long hair, as bear or fox, add to the camphor an equal quantity of black pepper in powder.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
Over the fireplace and across the top of the room were long poles on which hung strings of peppers, dried apples, and rings of dried pumpkin.
"Home Life in Colonial Days" by Alice Morse Earle
Then Morgan took up the challenge, and continued to pepper the speeding Gotha as long as it remained within range.
"Air Service Boys Flying for Victory" by Charles Amory Beach
And even then Pepper's mistress did not associate the dog with him; she thought he had been destroyed long ago.
"The Talking Horse" by F. Anstey
Cut them into long slices, rub them over with egg, season with pepper, salt, and grated bread, and fry them in butter.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
A long string of bright red peppers hung down the face of it.
"Gold" by Stewart White
Festooned from the rafters were long strings of bright red peppers, dried okra, onions and bunches of thyme and bay.
"Back at School with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
A friend ran to the tavern to carry over a long string of red pepper-pods.
"The Cabin" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
There is much cotton in the country, and sugar cane plantations, and very good ginger and much long pepper.
"A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar" by Duarte Barbosa
It was not long before I offered to pass her the pepper.
"The King of Schnorrers" by Israel Zangwill
Peppered at me for an hour at long range.
"The Noank's Log" by W. O. Stoddard
As long as he had hands, and wit, and strength, Pepper should live with him.
"The Little Princess of Tower Hill" by L. T. Meade
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In news:

Grilled pineapple with rum and long pepper glaze.
Live in California long enough and you think you know your peppers.
2 tablespoons mixed peppercorns (long pepper, Pondicherry, cubeb and Tasmanian black pepper).
Soda manufacturer Dr Pepper promised a free soft drink to everyone in America if Guns N' Roses releases its long-awaited Chinese Democracy album before the end of 2008.
Not long after you cross the little bridge leading over Bayou Petite Anse — "Little Cove'" in the Cajun French spoken in these parts — whiffs of the spicy fragrance of Tabasco pepper drift through the air.
Ween's new album, White Pepper, was a long time coming.
Michigan State's Mark Dantonio relishes the zing of Taybor Pepper's long snaps.
Shawn Pepper's stint as Pennsbury's starting quarterback didn't last long.
For Dr Pepper and other beverage companies engaged in similar work, the impetus is their bottom line — conserving water guarantees long-term access to the most crucial ingredient in their products.
But for Dr Pepper and other beverage companies engaged in similar work, the impetus is their bottom line — conserving water guarantees long-term access to the most crucial ingredient in their products.
We've heard multiple times that the Carolina Panthers made at least two strong attempts to lock up Julius Peppers for the long term.
The Pepper-Spraying Cop's Long, Lucrative Goodbye.
Single-sized pouches of salt and pepper have been around for nearly as long as the Golden Arches, but you don't typically see pinches of ancho chil or cinnamon in a packet.
Allen Bailey waited in line at Toys R Us long enough to get a face full of pepper spray.
Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman and Grand Rapids native Anthony Kiedis opened up about the band's upcoming album, the departure of long-time guitarist John Frusciante, and the possible title of the new record.
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