white lettuce


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n white lettuce herb of northeastern North America having drooping clusters of yellowish-white flowers; sometimes placed in genus Prenanthes
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • White lettuce (Bot) rattlesnake root. See under Rattlesnake.
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In literature:

He helped her in the tiny white kitchen; he washed the lettuce, he opened the olive bottle.
"Babbitt" by Sinclair Lewis
They show up against the paper like a few specks of lettuce leaf upon a white table cloth.
"The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders" by Ernest Scott
Shred a white cabbage finely and sprinkle well with salt and use lettuce leaves to line the salad bowl.
"Good Things to Eat as Suggested by Rufus" by Rufus Estes
Dress with white mayonnaise and serve upon crisp lettuce hearts.
"Salads, Sandwiches and Chafing-Dish Dainties" by Janet McKenzie Hill
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Spread on white bread, with a lettuce leaf in each sandwich.
"The Community Cook Book" by Anonymous
Place each tomato on a white leaf of lettuce.
"The Suffrage Cook Book"
Lettuces, white mustard leaves, or spinach, well scalded, may be added to the parsley.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Take the white part of eight loaved lettuces, cut them as small as dice, wash them and strain them through a sieve.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
Heap this upon fresh lettuce and garnish with the whites of eggs cut into rings, and a few tips of celery.
"Breakfasts and Teas" by Paul Pierce

In news:

Serve with a butterhead lettuce salad with red onion and white-wine vinaigrette.
Sure, you can make a BLT with your basic white bread slathered with some mayonnaise from a jar, and bacon, lettuce and tomato from the grocery store.
2 ounces soft goat cheese several leaves of Lettuce or spinach 2 scallions or 1 small white onion, diced fine 1 Tomato 1 Lemon, wedged 1 TB olive oil Cumin to taste Salt & Pepper.
FIFTH-GRADERS ASHLEY Cray, left, Angus Schwaneflugel, Ira White and Gabe Quinto leave the Ferrisburgh Central School greenhouse with a wagon full of lettuce leaves last week.
Pork tenderloin 48 white corn tortillas (7-inch) 12 cups pinto bean sauce (recipe follows) 6 cups prepared salsa verde 3 cups prepared salsa crude 3 pounds iceberg lettuce, shredded 8 oz.