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choice morsel

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n choice morsel a small tasty bit of food
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Usage

In literature:

Through no fault of her own she had given Granville another choice morsel to roll under its gossipy tongue.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
This choice morsel of gossip was to be gathered at the primal source, from the lips of O'Taki herself.
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville
For Mrs. Ladybug dearly loved to spread choice morsels of gossip.
"The Tale of Mrs. Ladybug" by Arthur Scott Bailey
There's Bumpus, as choice a morsel as you'd like to see; yet it's always me the bear is watching.
"The Boy Scouts' First Camp Fire" by Herbert Carter
One man, who seemed determined to get into his good graces, offered him a choice morsel of broiled seal.
"Ungava" by R.M. Ballantyne
Whenever the dog got any choice morsel of food, he was sure to divide it with his whiskered friend.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
A clever jack will do much to obtain a choice morsel.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
Every day I managed to pick up choice morsels of gossip there that was grist to my mill.
"Working With the Working Woman" by Cornelia Stratton Parker
Without doubt these were leucosticte's choice morsels.
"Birds of the Rockies" by Leander Sylvester Keyser
By St. Nicholas, my beauty, if your face matches your figure, you must be a choice morsel!
"Vera" by Oscar Wilde
They seemed to be fighting over some choice morsel on the far side of the cattle yard.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
Savory morsels were cut from choice spots on the carcasses and these were broiled by impaling them on long sticks over the fire.
"The Mountain Divide" by Frank H. Spearman
Suffice it that the victim is tied up, and those present exercise their choice of morsels.
"The Woodlands Orchids" by Frederick Boyle
She used to buy choice morsels for you.
"The Cottage of Delight" by Will N. Harben
If she finds a choice morsel of food, a rapid clicking sound calls them about her.
"Our Domestic Birds" by John H. Robinson
Either of the two choice morsels of doctrinal morality cited above would have exquisitely suited the palate of Blake.
"William Blake" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
As we stood surveying them, one of their number approached us, bearing in one hand a plate containing choice morsels of the roasted meat.
"From the Oak to the Olive" by Julia Ward Howe
I could not help laughing as I watched them struggling for the choice morsels.
"The Silent Readers" by William D. Lewis
Then Belfort began to talk to one of the men, purposely delaying his examination of Alloway as if he would linger over a choice morsel.
"In Hostile Red" by Joseph Altsheler
The intestines seem to be considered the choice morsels.
"Trails and Tramps in Alaska and Newfoundland" by William S. Thomas
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In poetry:

All choice morsels I'd dispense with,
Table-flesh of priests neglect too,
Sooner than renounce my lover,
Whom, in Summer having vanquish'd,
I in Winter tamed still longer.
"Finnish Song" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe