• How I did wish he could have had some of my scolloped oysters, and jell-cake, and tarts
    How I did wish he could have had some of my scolloped oysters, and jell-cake, and tarts
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adv tartly in a tart manner "`Never mind your immortal soul,' she said tartly"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Queen baking tarts Queen baking tarts
Knave stealing tarts Knave stealing tarts
Knave passing out tarts Knave passing out tarts
The court enjoying tarts The court enjoying tarts

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: A headache and inflammatory pain can be reduced by eating 20 tart cherries
    • adv Tartly In a tart manner; with acidity.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Eating about twenty tart cherries a day could reduce inflammatory pain and headache pain
    • tartly In a tart manner; sharply. With acidity of taste.
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  • William Shakespeare
    “The tartness of his face sours ripe grapes.”
  • James Beard
    James Beard
    “A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart, who looks at her watch.”
  • Beverley Baxter
    Beverley Baxter
    “Beaverbrook is so pleased to be in the government that he is like the town tart who finally married the Mayor.”
  • Washington Irving
    “A tart temper never mellows with age, and a sharp tongue is the only edged tool that grows keener with constant use.”


In literature:

The jam tarts got burned; she forgot about them.
"Captivity" by M. Leonora Eyles
Where are the tarts and custards you put into the closet?
"Young Folks Treasury, Volume 3 (of 12)" by Various
Cheese would be for getting two dinners a day served, fish, and fowls, and tarts at each.
"Verner's Pride" by Mrs. Henry Wood
They are tart, pleasant, and very wholesome.
"A Voyage to New Holland" by William Dampier
He had begun his apple-tart before she rose.
"Joanna Godden" by Sheila Kaye-Smith
What delicious cream-tarts these are, to be sure!
"Austin and His Friends" by Frederic H. Balfour
I'm afraid, dear, you won't get any of that bubbled cream if you don't mind, nor any tarts.
"Little Prudy's Dotty Dimple" by Sophie May
If you are to make more paste for more Tarts or Pyes, the water that hath already served, will serve again better then fresh.
"The Closet of Sir Kenelm Digby Knight Opened" by Kenelm Digby
Soon as the tarts appear, Sir Crape withdraw, Those dainties are not for a spiritual maw.
"The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753)" by Theophilus Cibber
He spoke tartly, as if not on good terms with himself or the world.
"Elster's Folly" by Mrs. Henry Wood

In poetry:

While like an early summer plum,
Puny, green, and tart,
Droops upon its wizened stem
My lean, unripened heart.
"Jilted" by Sylvia Plath
To watch when you stirred
Busily like a bird
At household doings; with hands floured
Mixing a magic with your cakes and tarts.
"The Chair" by John Freeman
Here lies beneath this marble
An animal could bark, or warble:
Sometimes a bitch, sometimes a bird,
Could eat a tart, or eat a t -.
"Elegy Upon Tiger" by Jonathan Swift
And something of your store impart,
To feed the poor and hungry soul;
What buys for you the needless tart,
May purchase him a needful roll.
"Moderation In Diet" by Charles Lamb
A fairy dances
In upland pastures,
Picking tart crabapples,
Swinging low; Twisted and green, Elfin-mouthed, lean, His feet may be chained
They are never slow.
"Humor" by Laura Benet
A pile of picnic scraps, 'tis true,
Can raise a mild commotion.
But what of John and Jane and Sue
Mixed in a single ocean?
A sight that stabs me to the heart
Is Billo smoodging with his tart.
"The Minglers" by C J Dennis

In news:

We kept the flavorings simple, not to interfere with the balance of tartness from the tomatillos and the sweetness of the tomatoes and peppers.
Fragipane filling for pop tarts.
Makes about 1 cup, or enough for 8 pop tarts.
We developed our free-form tart recipe as a quick alternative to pie.
Place dough on 9 inch tart pan.
Bee features designer Susan Ballenger provided the recipe for this beautiful tart, adapted from Martha Stewart Living, March 2001.
Leek & Thyme Tart PBS.
Top each tart with a dollop of topping.
For the tart crust you will need.
I tested this recipe not with the tart and intensely flavored wild blueberries from my backyard, but with the cultivated blueberries found at most supermarkets.
Erin Brown's Bourbon -Pumpkin Tart.
Now they are testing Kool Aid, Pop Tarts and Snickers.
The store carries a variety of candles, tarts, oils and warmers and Fleshman wants to expand to carry local crafts.
Chef Susan Goss's Recipe: Apple-Butternut Squash Tart.
Chef Susan Goss's Recipe: Apple- Butternut Squash Tart.

In science:

Figure 2 s hows an example traveling pattern of an MN us ing the Random Waypoint Mobility Model s tarting at a randomly chos en point or pos ition (133, 180); the s peed of the MN in the figure is uniformly chos en between 0 and 10 m/s .
Comparison of Random Waypoint & Random Walk Mobility Model under DSR, AODV & DSDV MANET Routing Protocols
As we increas e the paus e time in Random Waypoint Mobility model, the motion decreas es and the path linkage break als o get decreas es and s o does the performance variance s tarts with compared to Random Walk Mobility Model.
Comparison of Random Waypoint & Random Walk Mobility Model under DSR, AODV & DSDV MANET Routing Protocols
This procedure is continued until we reach the start of the sequence and the S tart state.
Efficient algorithms for training the parameters of hidden Markov models using stochastic expectation maximization EM training and Viterbi training
The process S tart enables the first cycler C1 and then “dies”.
Theory of processes