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Spicery   Listen

The property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored.  Synonyms: spice, spiciness.

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"Spicery" Quotes from Famous Books

... meet them, stick and bundle on his shoulder! Over by Cold Ashton, he met them trampling down,— White shaggy horses with their packs of purple spicery, Crimson kegs of malmsey, and the silks of ...
— Collected Poems - Volume Two (of 2) • Alfred Noyes

... fields, has the most suggestive odor to me of all those that set me dreaming. I can hardly describe the strange thoughts and emotions that come to me as I inhale the aroma of its pale, dry, rustling flowers. A something it has of sepulchral spicery, as if it had been brought from the core of some great pyramid, where it had lain on the breast of a mummied Pharaoh. Something, too, of immortality in the sad, faint sweetness lingering so long in its lifeless petals. ...
— The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

Words linked to "Spicery" :   taste property, hotness, sharpness, piquance, nip, pungency, bite, tang, zest, tanginess, spiciness, piquancy, raciness, pepperiness, piquantness

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