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preserve
used in Ulysses by James Joyce

8 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
preserve the peaches
Definition
to prepare food in a way that keeps it from spoiling
  • THE DAUGHTERS OF ERIN: Kidney of Bloom, pray for us Flower of the Bath, pray for us Mentor of Menton, pray for us Canvasser for the Freeman, pray for us Charitable Mason, pray for us Wandering Soap, pray for us Sweets of Sin, pray for us Music without Words, pray for us Reprover of the Citizen, pray for us Friend of all Frillies, pray for us Midwife Most Merciful, pray for us Potato Preservative against Plague and Pestilence, pray for us.
    Episode 15 — Circe (40% in)
  • ...whither she ticed them was the very goodliest grot and in it were four pillows on which were four tickets with these words printed on them, Pickaback and Topsyturvy and Shameface and Cheek by Jowl and, second, for that foul plague Allpox and the monsters they cared not for them for Preservative had given them a stout shield of oxengut and, third, that they might take no hurt neither from Offspring that was that wicked devil by virtue of this same shield which was named Killchild.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (28% in)

There are no more uses of "preserve" flagged with this meaning in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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  • In the interest of coming generations I suggest that the parts affected should be preserved in spirits of wine in the national teratological museum.
    Episode 15 — Circe (37% in)
  • Well preserved fat corpse, gentleman, epicure, invaluable for fruit garden.
    Episode 6 — Hades (73% in)
  • Who, upon his offer, thanked him very heartily, though preserving his proper distance, and replied that he was come there about a lady, now an inmate of Horne's house, that was in an interesting condition, poor body, from woman's woe (and here he fetched a deep sigh) to know if her happiness had yet taken place.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (45% in)
  • Warily, Malachi whispered, preserve a druid silence.
    Episode 14 — Oxen Of The Sun (73% in)
  • A life preserver and a nailstudded bludgeon are stuck in his belt.
    Episode 15 — Circe (25% in)
  • ...out of in Holles street squeezed and squashed into them and grinning all over his big Dolly face like a wellwhipped childs botty didnt he look a balmy ballocks sure enough that must have been a spectacle on the stage imagine paying 5/— in the preserved seats for that to see him trotting off in his trowlers and Simon Dedalus too he was always turning up half screwed singing the second verse first the old love is the new was one of his so sweetly sang the maiden on the hawthorn bough he...
    Episode 18 — Penelope (80% in)

There are no more uses of "preserve" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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