sea kale

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sea kale perennial of coastal sands and shingles of northern Europe and Baltic and Black Seas having racemes of small white flowers and large fleshy blue-green leaves often used as potherbs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Sea kale (Bot) a European cruciferous herb (Crambe maritima), often used as a pot herb; sea cabbage.
    • Sea kale (Bot) See under Kale.
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Usage

In literature:

He led the strangers to a secluded spot among the sea-kale pots in the kitchen garden and left them.
"The Wouldbegoods" by E. Nesbit
I find that drops of sea-water corrode sea-kale if bloom is removed; also the var.
"More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II" by Charles Darwin
When will the sea-kale be fit to cut, and when will the crocuses come up?
"Castle Richmond" by Anthony Trollope
Sea kale is prepared, boiled, and served up in the same manner as asparagus.
"Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches" by Eliza Leslie
Take a bundle of sea-kale, the whiter the better.
"Cassell's Vegetarian Cookery" by A. G. Payne
Cook's leaving to be married: I'm afraid she's neglected this sea-kale.
"The Green Eyes of Bâst" by Sax Rohmer
On two points, however, the advantage certainly rests with Sea Kale.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
It is sometimes blanched like sea-kale.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
And the sea-kale, Mr. Graham.
"Orley Farm" by Anthony Trollope
Adventitious buds on root of sea-kale 172 84, 85.
"Vegetable Teratology" by Maxwell T. Masters
Sea-kale, asparagus, common and Jerusalem artichokes, potatoes, and onions, alone are perennials.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
SEA-KALE is a highly nutritious and palatable culinary vegetable.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Sideboard, Sea Kale, Pickles, Greens, Potatoes.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
The sea-kale is a vegetable which has a flavour like asparagus.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
He led the strangers to a secluded spot among the sea-kale pots in the kitchen garden and left them.
"The Wouldbegoods" by E. Nesbit
The turnip and sea-kale are among those whose petals make the sign, but it need not shock us.
"The New Gulliver and Other Stories" by Barry Pain
Sea Kale is a wholly different vegetable (which see).
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Occasionally they select a quaint domicile, a garden pot, for example, left bottom upwards, or a sea-kale bed.
"British Birds in their Haunts" by Rev. C. A. Johns
Continue the forcing of asparagus, rhubarb and sea-kale.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 7" by Various
In eating asparagus, a knife and fork should be used, and the points should be cut off and eaten with a fork as is sea-kale, etc.
"Manners and Rules of Good Society" by Anonymous
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In poetry:

There is told a wonderful tale,
How the King stripped off his mail,
Like leaves of the brown sea-kale,
As he swam beneath the main;
"Tales Of A Wayside Inn : Part 1. The Musician's Tale; The Saga of King Olaf XXI. -- King Olaf's Deat" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow