rarebit

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n rarebit cheese melted with ale or beer served over toast
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Rarebit râr"bĭt A dainty morsel; a Welsh rabbit. See Welsh rabbit, under Rabbit.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n rarebit See Welsh rabbit, under rabbit.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Rarebit an erroneous form of Welsh-rabbit
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. rārus.

Usage

In literature:

Shirlock's story had seemed pretty long and the rarebit sent out a tantalizing odor.
"Stanford Stories" by Charles K. Field
How about a rarebit, fellows?
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
I was just going to make Carl a rarebit.
"The Trail of the Hawk" by Sinclair Lewis
Mr. Fotheringay helped himself to a second Welsh rarebit out of vacancy, and took a mouthful.
"Tales of Space and Time" by Herbert George Wells
I'm getting up a crowd to go skating to-night, and have a rarebit afterward.
"The Wishing Moon" by Louise Elizabeth Dutton
Pour rarebit on untoasted side.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
SCOTCH RAREBIT ON TOAST.
"Gala Day Luncheons" by Caroline Benedict Burrell
When properly prepared and properly cooked, the white mans "rarebit", the suckling pig, cannot prove its points.
"Canadian Wilds" by Martin Hunter
At about midnight Sam came in with my expected guest, and we had a rarebit and ale.
"One of My Sons" by Anna Katharine Green
Receipts for Welsh Rarebit and Golden Buck are given on pages 371 and 372.
"The Century Cook Book" by Mary Ronald
I'll have no Welsh rarebit made in that room unless we draw lots and I get stuck.
"Harvard Stories" by Waldron Kintzing Post
The smell of Welsh rarebit drifted through Violette.
"Non-combatants and Others" by Rose Macaulay
I'm mighty glad we didn't accept Mabel Binks's bid to a Welsh rarebit in her room.
"At Boarding School with the Tucker Twins" by Nell Speed
I shall abjure Welsh rarebit and oysters in future.
"A Speckled Bird" by Augusta J. Evans Wilson
I have only ten pounds of cheese for the rarebit.
"Little Jack Rabbit and Uncle John Hare" by David Cory
Helen had ambition for a welsh rarebit and started in with chafing dishes.
"The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp" by Nell Speed
The Welsh rarebit I had eaten had disagreed with me.
"Wandering Ghosts" by F. Marion Crawford
Ebbage said as 'e could swallow a Welsh rarebit and a drop of something 'ot; come down and 'ave a bit.
"The Hypocrite" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
The use of rarebit in this connection is from ignorance long current.
"The Magazine Style-Code" by Leigh H. Irvine
We are going over to the Lewinsohns for four-handed rummy and then a rarebit.
"Local Color" by Irvin S. Cobb
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In news:

Use your 'whittlings' from ham in rarebit .
The chips and rarebit, however, remain a winner.
Waiting to exhale with ASC, Starkey , Mount Kimbie, Rarebits, Maya Jane Cole, more.
The Rarebits crew get pretty for their anniversary blowout.
Use your ' whittlings ' from ham in rarebit.
Anyway, Melt's fondues come in four flavors (classic Neufchatel, Welsh Rarebit, Scrumpy Rarebit, and Stout Rarebit), and two sizes (serving two for $30, three to four for $40, but more in actuality).
Use your 'whittlings' from ham in rarebit.
Chef Mark Hix says " rabbit ," while other Brits say "rarebit".
Chef Mark Hix says "rabbit," while other Brits say "rarebit".
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