Epicureous

Definitions

  • THE EPICURE
    THE EPICURE
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Epicureous Epicurean.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • epicureous Epicurean.
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Usage

In literature:

He is a confirmed epicure, and at plundering hen-roosts an expert.
"Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers" by John Burroughs
But when lovers are wise they will treat romance at first as the epicure treats his glass of good wine.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
It is a vegetable epicure.
"Amateur Gardencraft" by Eben E. Rexford
It is true he tastes slightly of formid acid, but that is just the flavour that epicures admire.
"Popular Adventure Tales" by Mayne Reid
Who but an epicure could grumble at the repast before them?
"An Historical Account of the Settlements of Scotch Highlanders in America" by J. P. MacLean
They were all hearty eaters, but not epicures; and anyway they did not take time to taste much.
"The Desert Fiddler" by William H. Hamby
Indeed, English epicures use it in preference for mulligatawny.
"Choice Cookery" by Catherine Owen
But they are not epicures; they are voracious: they prefer quantity to quality.
"Holland, v. 1 (of 2)" by Edmondo de Amicis
It is an epicure among plants and demands that its food shall not only be to its taste in quality but that it be well served.
"Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato" by William Warner Tracy
His gull was quite an epicure in its way, and fancied sparrows' flesh for dinner.
"Harper's Young People, November 11, 1879" by Various
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In poetry:

I. To-day around my HARP I twin'd
A rose , whose bosom veil'd a fly,
Some insect Epicure in bliss,
Who sip'd her dews, and breath'd her sigh;
"The Musical Fly" by Sydney Owenson
When Dives, in his silks, a figure made,
And cocker'd up himself with costly fare,
Death came and slew him, for his proud parade:
Fopplings and Epicures, of death beware.
"A Memento Mori -- Or Remember Death" by Rees Prichard
Our Saviour tells all Christians to beware,
Lest they with sots and Epicures shou'd eat,
And bids them shun them with an equal care,
As they wou'd from the plague itself retreat.
"Advice To The Drunkard" by Rees Prichard
E'en man, in secret, with the flow'r of wheat,
And those rich liquors Epicures so prize,
With roast and boil'd, and many kinds of meat,
Our God, and none but God alone, supplies.
"Another" by Rees Prichard

In news:

LA's 'Mochi ice cream' epicure Frances Hashimoto dies at 69.
Sam the Record Man dies at 92. Notable deaths in TV 2012, A-M. Like Water for Chocolate at Epicure 's Revue.
But before he did, this epicure of the first century A.D.
Dacor introduced the Epicure 30 gas range in a freestanding model with a six-inch backguard or a flexible island design.
Like Water for Chocolate at Epicure's Revue.
Every Friday evening in October join us at Paseo Nuevo as we celebrate epicure.sb with a food themed movie series.
Designer of high-end kitchen appliances, today announced the introduction of the Epicure Raised Ventilation System s (ERV).
The warm poached salmon in red wine sauce from Barton Seaver's For Cod and Country (Sterling Epicure, May) was delicious, if not the most eye-appealing dish in the world.
Appliance maker DACOR(R) has announced the introduction of its Epicure WineSteward and Epicure Beverage Center.
It takes a lot to get ready for the big meal and Epicures Catering and volunteers are stepping up to the plate.
Courtesy of Sterling Epicure New PDT cocktail book contains 300 recipes from the famed New York bar.
Epicure.sb pays tribute to restaurants, chefs, and winemakers.
Epicure.sb is Santa Barbara's month-long spotlight on local chefs, restaurants, and dishes.
A MONTH OF MMM-ING: epicure.sb may have gone the lowercase route in terms of its name, but what it represents is big.
Posted in Eat & Drink, The Penniless Epicure.
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