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  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Sweet-oil olive-oil
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. swéte; Ger. süsz, Gr. hēdys, L. suavis, sweet, Sans. svad, to taste.


In literature:

An inferior species of diamond, copper, resin, and sweet oil were imported from Cyprus.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
A tablespoonful of sweet oil may be put in the bottles before the cork.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Drop into the ear, at night, six or eight drops of hot sweet oil.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
Since verily now this long while sweet oil they have not found.
"Reviews" by Oscar Wilde
The sweet-oil has been emptied into the blackberry-jam.
"Around The Tea-Table" by T. De Witt Talmage
The smoothness of the oil and the vibratory power of the salt cause the sense we call sweetness.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. I. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
Scrape a little rotten-stone fine, and make into a paste with sweet oil.
"The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking" by Helen Campbell
Lay the sweets on oiled paper until thoroughly dry.
"How To Write Special Feature Articles" by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
Haven't you got some kind of sweet smelling oil or perfume to scent the bait with?
"The Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, May 1844" by Various
She was barely through when someone came running in, and said, 'Have you any sweet oil, Mrs. Parker?
"A Little Girl in Old Boston" by Amanda Millie Douglas
Oils, sweet principle of, 47.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
A little butter or sweet oil added to the balls is an improvement.
"A Poetical Cook-Book" by Maria J. Moss
To herring and to all kinds of broiled salt fish, sweet oil is the best basting.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
Mix and smooth some lamp-black and sweet oil, with a piece of flannel.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Since verily now this long while sweet oil they have not found.
"A Critic in Pall Mall" by Oscar Wilde
Laudanum, 1 part to 10 of sweet oil, may be injected into the ear to relieve pain and to soften the secretions.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
If the skin is especially sensitive, mix a little sweet oil or vaseline with the paste.
"American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick" by Jane A. Delano
Apply sweet oil before he goes out.
"The Dog" by Dinks, Mayhew, and Hutchinson
Sweet oil should always be taken in combination with castor oil, or such other purgatives as are used.
"Student's Hand-book of Mushrooms of America, Edible and Poisonous" by Thomas Taylor
Washing out thoroughly and bathing the eye with a little sweet oil will usually effect a cure.
"Natural and Artificial Duck Culture" by James Rankin

In poetry:

Shine, little lamp, fed with sweet oil of prayers.
Shine, little lamp, as God's own eyes may shine,
When He treads softly down His starry stairs
And whispers, "Thou art Mine."
"The Lamp Of Poor Souls" by Marjorie Lowry Christie Pickthall
The wine of many seasons fed
Thy mouth, and made it fair and clean;
Sweet oil was poured out on thy head
And ran down like cool rain between
The strait close locks it melted in.
"Aholibah" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
You are my God, and I would fain adore You
With sweet and secret rites of other days.
Burn scented oil in silver lamps before You,
Pour perfume on Your feet with prayer and praise.
"Verses" by Laurence Hope
'Tis like the ointment shed
On Aaron's sacred head,
Divinely rich, divinely sweet;
The oil through all the room
Diffused a choice perfume,
Ran through his robes, and blessed his feet.
"Psalm 133" by Isaac Watts

In news:

A Sweet, Buttery, Artisanal Olive Oil of the Future.
This "very mellow," "light" tasting oil has an almost sweet "nuttiness" and a "fruity" scent reminiscent of green olives.
Coconut-oil -roasted sweet potatoes.
Long demonized by doctors and dieters alike, this sweet, mellow oil now appears to be a health food darling.
4 – 1 inch pork chops 2 tbsp apricot jam 1 large sweet onion 1 tsp curry powder Salt and freshly cracked pepper Extra virgin olive oil Directions: 1.
A HOME-COOKING MASTERPIECE Onion rings, lightly coated and fried in olive oil, have a sweet crispness that few restaurants can rival.
A guaranteed hit as an hors d'oeuvre or an after-dinner indulgence, these crostini are made with sweet brioche bread brushed with pumpkin seed oil, baked, and topped with pears, Stilton cheese, and pumpkin seeds.
US imports of light, sweet crude oil - mostly West African - will fall to virtually zero by 2014 as rising domestic shale oil production and refinery closures sap demand, according to an executive of Total's trading arm.
The deadline for our Best of Hawaii reader ballots passed on Friday, and with it a shot at several sweet gift packages from Oils of Aloha (you can still win an Oils of Aloha travel kit by writing to us).
The shot goes down sweet, which means it's downright medicinal in these parts, where oil bitters every boat ride, every sunset.
1 OSO Sweet Onion Vegetable oil spray 6 chicken thighs Salt and pepper 1?4 cup olive oil 1?2 cup maple syrup 3 tablespoons balsamicvinegar 3 tablespoons Italianseasoning.
4 pork chops (about 1 lb) 1 TBSP cooking oil 1/4 cup brown sugar 3 TBSP butter 1 15 oz can sweet potatoes, undrained.
A salty olive oil-drizzled pillow of creamy burrata atop a thick smear of salty-sweet tomato marmalade.
Mild sweet banana pepper, chopped 4 or 5 celery stalks chopped 1/2 c. Canola or olive oil 2 T. Flour 1 small jar clam juice 1 qt.
Add sweet onion, green onion, jalapeño, soy sauce and sesame oil.

In science:

Finally we also use the Light Sweet Crude Oil Futures (CL) that trades on the NYMEX (localized in New-York).
The nature of price returns during periods of high market activity