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morsel
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
a very small quantity — usually of food
  • I will back this ham," he added, after swallowing some morsels with alarming haste, "against any ham in the three kingdoms.
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (92% in)
  • Follows here the strict receipt For that sauce to dainty meat, Named Idleness, which many eat By preference, and call it sweet: First watch for morsels, like a hound Mix well with buffets, stir them round With good thick oil of flatteries, And froth with mean self-lauding lies.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (9% in)

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