succory

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n succory perennial Old World herb having rayed flower heads with blue florets cultivated for its root and its heads of crisp edible leaves used in salads
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Succory (Bot) A plant of the genus Cichorium. See Chicory.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n succory The chicory, Cichorium Intybus. See chicory.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Succory sukā€²or-i a form of chicory.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Corrupted from chicory,

Usage

In literature:

Just as blue as succory flowers.
"A Mortal Antipathy" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
For example, the opinion that succory is superior to coffee, though supported by Drs.
"The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction" by Various
If the womb be over hot, take syrup of succory, with rhubarb, syrup of violets, roses, cassia, purslain.
"The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher" by Anonymous
Succory is a very valuable herb.
"The American Frugal Housewife" by Lydia M. Child
Me olives support, me succories and soft mallows.
"The Works of Horace" by Horace
On the other side, at the top of the field, it is dry, and blue succory grows, and grows out on the road beyond.
"Mary's Meadow" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
She disregarded every costly cover that cometh to the table, and taketh little but manchet and succory pottage.
"Memoirs of the Court of Queen Elizabeth" by Lucy Aikin
If you think the party be in any heat, put in violet leaves and succory.
"The accomplisht cook" by Robert May
On the other side, at the top of the field, it is dry, and blue succory grows, and grows out on the road beyond.
"Last Words" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
After calling for a glass of succory water, which she drank, she dined.
"Louis XIV., Makers of History Series" by John S. C. Abbott
Let's go in and look up chicory and succory in the encyclopedia.
"The Dust Flower" by Basil King
Inwardly they take it with Succory-water against all corruptions of the Lungs.
"Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society - Vol 1 - 1666" by Various
Wild white succory is only good to eat in salads.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Cooling and Succory like Herbs.
"The Old English Herbals" by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde
Never had any dress suited her so well as that flapper's frock of succory-blue with touches of cream, and dull pink.
"The Disturbing Charm" by Berta Ruck
He hath taken a little succory pottage and a flagon of ale, and seemeth resigned and ready to set out.
"House of Torment" by Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
In households of limited means it is often customary to use succory with coffee.
"Popular Books on Natural Science" by Aaron David Bernstein
He should drink a Ptisan of wild and bitter Succory, or that of No.
"Advice to the people in general, with regard to their health" by Samuel Auguste David Tissot
She rivals the Succory in beautifying arid dust heaps and barren railroad cuts, with her tender opalescent pink tints.
"Old-Time Gardens" by Alice Morse Earle
The leaves of the Wild Succory are rough and hairy all over, and are a grey-green colour.
"Flowers Shown to the Children" by C. E. Smith
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