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Horseradish   /hˈɔrsrˌædɪʃ/   Listen

The root of the horseradish plant; it is grated or ground and used for seasoning.  Synonym: horseradish root.
Coarse Eurasian plant cultivated for its thick white pungent root.  Synonyms: Armoracia rusticana, horse radish, red cole.
Grated horseradish root.

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"Horseradish" Quotes from Famous Books

... for it, stir the fire and make it clear; to brown and froth it, sprinkle a little salt over it, baste it with butter, and dredge it with flour; let it go a few minutes longer, till the froth rises, take it up, put it on the dish, &c. Garnish it with horseradish, scraped as fine as possible with ...
— Enquire Within Upon Everything - The Great Victorian Domestic Standby • Anonymous

... lime-kiln, he chips it about, he makes—he makes a monument to himself—and others—a monument the world will not willingly let die. Talking of mustard, sir, I was at Clapham Junction the other day, and all the banks are overgrown with horse radish that's got loose from a garden somewhere. You know what horseradish is—grows like wildfire—spreads—spreads. I stood at the end of the platform looking at the stuff and thinking about it. 'Like fame,' I thought, 'rank and wild where it isn't wanted. Why don't the really good things in life grow like horseradish?' I thought. ...
— Tono Bungay • H. G. Wells

... on a pumpkin, the way I can?" asked Lammie. "If you don't believe I can do them, just look at the picture that Warner Carr drew of me the day he caught me out in the garden. My, but I was having a good time until I happened to take a big mouthful of horseradish." ...
— Ted Marsh on an Important Mission • Elmer Sherwood

... generally served up alone, before any of the other dishes appear, and with no vegetable but potatoes; it being considered a solecism in good taste to accompany them with any of the other productions of the garden except a little horseradish, parsley, &c. ...
— Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches • Eliza Leslie

... lean on, in commemoration of the freedom and ease which came to the Children of Israel upon their deliverance from Egypt. Placed on three covered matzos, within easy reach of the master, were a shank bone, an egg, some horseradish, salt water, and a mush made of nuts and wine. These were symbols, the shank bone being a memorial of the pascal lamb, and the egg of the other sacrifices brought during the festival in ancient times, while ...
— The Rise of David Levinsky • Abraham Cahan

... spices, mustard, horseradish, onions, cucumbers, pickles, &c. None of these should be used, except ...
— The Young Mother - Management of Children in Regard to Health • William A. Alcott

... Beans of all kinds Beetroot Broccoli Brussels Sprouts Cabbage Cabbage—Chinese Capsicums Cardoons Carrots Cassava Cauliflowers Celery Chicory Chokos Cress Cucumbers Earth Nuts (Peanuts) Egg Plant Endive Eschalots Garlic Herbs—all kinds Horseradish Kohl-rabi Leeks Lettuce Mushrooms Mustard Nasturtiums Ockra Onions Peas Potatoes—English and Sweet Pumpkins Radishes Rhubarb Salsify Seakale Spinach Squashes Sweet Corn Swedes Taro Tomatoes Turnips Vegetable ...
— Fruits of Queensland • Albert Benson

... pretty strong conviction that they had been taking something that did not exactly agree with them. Now and then he gave a little iron or sulphur or calomel, but very rarely; occasionally, a good, honest dose of rhubarb or jalap; a taste of stinging horseradish, oftener of warming guiacum; sometimes an anodyne, in the shape of mithridate,—the famous old farrago, which owed its virtue to poppy juice; [This is the remedy which a Boston divine tried to simplify. See Electuarium Novum Alexipharmacum, by Rev. Thomas Harward, lecturer at the Royal Chappell. ...
— Medical Essays • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

... poor plan to stimulate a flagging appetite with highly spiced food and bitter drinks. An undue amount of pepper, mustard, horseradish, pickles, and highly seasoned meat-sauces may stimulate digestion for the time, but they ...
— A Practical Physiology • Albert F. Blaisdell

Words linked to "Horseradish" :   condiment, isothiocyanate, herb, genus Armoracia, Armoracia, root, sauce Albert, herbaceous plant

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