Pepita

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Pepita pe-pē′ta a nugget of gold.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Sp.

Usage

In literature:

I dare say Pepita is washing the child, and using soap which is very disagreeable.
"Remember the Alamo" by Amelia E. Barr
You would that I PLAY it, and when my uncle say 'Where go Pepita?
"Selected Stories" by Bret Harte
At this moment, therefore, her children came between Pepita and her true life, just as Science had come between herself and Balthazar.
"The Alkahest" by Honore de Balzac
Thou, Pepita, is thy mistress asleep or dead, that thou sittest here?
"Maruja" by Bret Harte
When I had put this and that together I found that Pepita could not identify you with the child that she had seen.
"A Ward of the Golden Gate" by Bret Harte
Pepita Troya looked cautiously down.
"Dona Perfecta" by B. Perez Galdos
Everybody knows it; she herself has told it to Pepita.
"Susy, A Story of the Plains" by Bret Harte
Pepita was a good girl, she was dazzled by his works and the appearance of the house.
"Woman Triumphant" by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
It was like Pepita when she found the little gold key that unlocked the enchanted rooms.
"Lippincott's Magazine, Volume 11, No. 26, May, 1873" by Various
Pepita had the joy of a young bird in its first flight.
"The Pretty Sister Of José 1889" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
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In poetry:

Glide we on; so, faster, faster.
Now the two are safely landed.
Buono mano, grazie, Signor,
They who love are open-handed.
Now, Pepita!
"Barcarole II" by Susan Coolidge
She--I mean Pepita--mellow
Moonlight on the waves, no other
To break silence or catch whispers,
All the love which now I smother
Told and spoken,--
"Barcarole II" by Susan Coolidge
Let us hurry away from her face unblest,
Row us away, for the song is done,
The Angelus bells cease, one by one,
Pepita's head lies on my breast;
But, trembling and full of a vague unrest,
I long for the morrow and for the sun.
"Barcarole III" by Susan Coolidge
Over the lapsing lagune all the day
Urging my gondola with oar-strokes light,
Always beside one shadowy waterway
I pause and peer, with eager, jealous sight,
Toward the Piazza where Pepita stands,
Wooing the hungry pigeons from their flight.
"Barcarole I" by Susan Coolidge

In news:

Dark Chocolate Flan With New Mexican Chili, Cinnamon and Pepita Praline.
Chicken roulade with red chard, pepitas and chiles over hominy .
1/4 cup pepitas (hulled toasted pumpkinseeds).
On a rimmed baking sheet lined with nonstick liner, buttered parchment or waxed paper, spread pepitas close together in a single layer.
Pour remaining caramel over pepitas , using an offset spatula to help spread caramel if necessary.
Well, most importantly, zarzuela is the music that my parents Pepita Embil and Plácido Domingo used to perform.
Dark Chocolate Flan With New Mexican Chili, Cinnamon and Pepita Praline .
Lady nail pumpkin seeds, roasted miniature pumpkin seeds, pepitas, roasted spaghetti squash seeds.
Chicken roulade with red chard, pepitas and chiles over hominy.
Cat Cora's Asparagus and Snow Pea Salad with Lime Vinaigrette and Pepitas Recipe.
Chipotle chiles in adobo lend a nice smoky overtone to this meatless meal, while toasted pepitas folded into the filling give it an unexpected crunch.
Not too sweet and topped with a small drop of whipped cream and then sprinkled with perfectly roasted and salted pepitas.
Oven Pumpkin Fries With Cumin, Feta Cheese and Pepitas.
Seasoned Dried Pumpkin Seeds (or Pepitas).
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