seasoner

Definitions

  • Wood is carefully and regularly piled in the seasoning-yard
    Wood is carefully and regularly piled in the seasoning-yard
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n seasoner something added to food primarily for the savor it imparts
    • n seasoner a cook who uses seasonings "the cook is a light seasoner"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

OPENING OF THE WITCH-HUNTING SEASON OPENING OF THE WITCH-HUNTING SEASON
CHEAPEST NEWPORT SEASON CHEAPEST NEWPORT SEASON
A Cypress Slough in the Dry Season A Cypress Slough in the Dry Season
THE CATCH OF THE SEASON THE CATCH OF THE SEASON
IN A GOOD SEASON IN A GOOD SEASON
Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects & many happy returns of the day” Frame 2: A hunter is presented a religious text from 'Mrs. Stork'. The caption says: “With Mrs Stork's kind regards and the compliments of the season” Frame 1: A religious woman is presented a sporting magazine from 'Mr. Fox'. The caption says: “With Mr Fox's respects...

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The Baltimore Orioles opened the 1988 baseball season by losing the first 21 games and 107 altogether for the entire season
    • n Seasoner One who, or that which, seasons, or gives a relish; a seasoning.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Bobby Carpenter was the first American player to score 50 goals in a season
    • n seasoner One who seasons.
    • n seasoner That which seasons, matures, or gives a relish.
    • n seasoner A seaman or fisherman who hires for the season; by extension, a loafer; a beach-comber.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: During the Easter season, 600 million Marshmallow Peeps are bought my Americans. The Marshmallow Peep is the most popular Easter candy besides chocolate
    • n Seasoner one who, or that which, seasons: a sailor, &c., who hires for the season: a loafer, a beach-comber
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Quotations

  • Jane Fonda
    Jane Fonda
    “A man has every season while a woman only has the right to spring. That disgusts me.”
  • Ambrose Philips
    Ambrose Philips
    “The flowers anew, returning seasons bring! But beauty faded has no second spring.”
  • Will Rogers
    Will%20Rogers
    “There should be one day when there is open season on senators.”
  • Plato
    Plato
    “Excess generally causes reaction, and produces a change in the opposite direction, whether it be in the seasons, or in individuals, or in governments.”
  • John Selden
    John%20Selden
    “'Tis not seasonable to call a man traitor, that has an army at his heels.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “If it's tourist season, why can't we kill them?”

Idioms

Silly season - The silly season is midsummer when Parliament is closed and nothing much is happening that is newsworthy, which reduces the press to reporting trivial and stupid stories.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. seson (Fr. saison)—L. satio, -onis, seedtime.

Usage

In literature:

The beginning of August, in Southwest Missouri, is in the midst of the warm season.
"Camp-Fire and Cotton-Field" by Thomas W. Knox
Of the total number tested 165 were air-seasoned, the remainder green.
"The Mechanical Properties of Wood" by Samuel J. Record
The summer was observed to be the chief season of fish.
"An Account of the English Colony in New South Wales, Vol. 1" by David Collins
According to Tenny Gouley there are but two seasons in this country: the ice season and the mosquito season.
"The New North" by Agnes Deans Cameron
When the fire-season is on many more men are on duty than in the winter-season.
"The Lake of the Sky" by George Wharton James
It was a busy season, as mountain seasons always are.
"The Rules of the Game" by Stewart Edward White
The moulting season is not during the hatching season, but is after the hatching season.
"Our Vanishing Wild Life" by William T. Hornaday
Some cooks season a joint before it is cooked, while others season it with salt and pepper just before it is served.
"The Story of Crisco" by Marion Harris Neil
There they assemble in immense numbers, particularly at the commencement of their breeding season.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
Set the vegetables over the fire with 3 pints of water, adding the mace and seasoning.
"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
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In poetry:

Let music sound the voice of joy!
Or mirth repeat the jocund tale;
Let love his wanton wiles employ,
And o'er the season wine prevail.
"Winter" by Samuel Johnson
Symbols are selected from the years'
Slow rounding of four seasons' coasts,
In autumn teach three seasons' fires
And four birds' notes.
"Here In This spring" by Dylan Thomas
"It’s lookin’ crook," said Daniel Croke;
"Bedad, it’s cruke, me lad
For never since the banks went broke
Has seasons been so bad.
"Said Hanrahan" by John O Brien
He said, & sprung with swift career
To trace a Circle for the year,
Where since the seasons ever wheel,
And tread on one anothers heel.
"An Allegory On Man" by Thomas Parnell
But fix'd unalterable Care
Foregoes not what she feels within,
Shows the same sadness everywhere,
And slights the season and the scene.
"The Shrubbery, Written In A Time Of Affliction" by William Cowper
The quick years rung their starry chime
The seasons fleeting sped,
The lone child graced its northern clime,
The southern tree lay dead.
"The Trees" by Ernest Jones

In news:

If Ohio State had followed in Miami's footsteps and self-imposed a bowl ban last season, it would be playing for a national title this season.
It's allergy season: sniffly, sneezy, itchy, watery-nose season.
Yup, the season is winding down but there is still time to learn about season ending practices, preparation for next year and maybe some more plant and seed swapping.
With a veteran squad, the Celtics knew injuries would be an issue this season and, 10 days away from the start of the regular season, the Green have seemingly avoided any major boo-boos.
The volleyball and football seasons are still upon us, but the basketball seasons will start later this month.
The Thunder's Matt Summers returns this season after a strong 2011-12 season.
William and Mary have gone in different directions this season and have different aims in Saturday's regular-season finales.
TURNERS FALLS — With the exception of a season-opening shutout of Palmer High School, this season has been an exercise in frustration for the Turners Falls High School football team.
At 3-2 on the season, Friday night against the Wildcats could arguably be the most crucial game of the season.
Four Seasons Resort Hualalai fireworks — midnight, with fireworks launched from the Four Seasons beachfront.
WITH the timing of a seasoned businessman, William Edgerton of Darien turned a hobby into an operetta company that has doubled its subscriptions in less than five seasons.
Last month's newsletter was a conversation about the fruit of the Spirit, that's kind of a garden thing, and this letter is about seasons, actually two seasons: in season and out of season .
Duck and goose season has an early season.
TOMPKINSVILLE — The Monroe County Falcons never quit fighting Friday night and the hard work throughout the season paid off, as the Falcons ended the season with a 9-1 record, as they outdueled Allen County 45-33.
The league plays two full seasons a year (spring and fall) of ten regular season games followed by two playoff games to determine the division champion.
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In science:

Data points from the first observing season are denoted by gray symbols and from the second season by black symbols.
Planets in Stellar Clusters Extensive Search. IV. A detection of a possible transiting planet candidate in the open cluster NGC 2158
Data points from the first observing season are denoted by gray symbols and from the second season by black symbols.
Planets in Stellar Clusters Extensive Search. IV. A detection of a possible transiting planet candidate in the open cluster NGC 2158
They are listed in Table 1 and their phased light curves in one season are shown in Fig. 2.
The Variability and Rotation of Pre-main Sequence Stars in IC 348: Does Intracluster Environment Influence Stellar Rotation?
Overall, the variation in the length of the period from season to season was very small—in all but two cases, the periods differed by less than 3% over the entire 7-year time-span, with the ma jority differing by less than 1.5%.
The Variability and Rotation of Pre-main Sequence Stars in IC 348: Does Intracluster Environment Influence Stellar Rotation?
Of the remaining two stars, one is a star which has only been found to be periodic in two seasons, and thus could be the result of aliasing or coincidental error, while the other varies by only 5.7% over 7 seasons of monitoring, a result that is only marginally significant.
The Variability and Rotation of Pre-main Sequence Stars in IC 348: Does Intracluster Environment Influence Stellar Rotation?
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