Dictionary.net

Usage examples for leek

  1. 187 House Leek . – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  2. Coming through the leek like so many devils, Stumpy and his crew put their foes to flight and followed eagerly, hungrily; the forest rang and echoed with the clash of action and the smashing of underbrush in panicky flight. – The Pirate Woman by Aylward Edward Dingle
  3. The silk- thread industry at Leek was ruined, so was the silk industry at Macclesfield; the great breweries at Burton were idle, while the hosiery factories of Leicester and the boot factories of Northampton were all shut. – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  4. There is not enough leek to swear by. – King-Henry-V by Shakespeare, William
  5. 269 House Leek . – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
  6. Put it in a saucepan with one quart of broth, a piece of leek, one of celery, and boil gently about one hour and a half. – Hand-Book of Practical Cookery for Ladies and Professional Cooks by Pierre Blot
  7. We got out to the road about dark, and reached Leek, Springs where we found some grass, and camped. – Journal of a Trip to California by the Overland Route Across the Plains in 1850-51 by E. S. (Eleazer Stillman) Ingalls
  8. " No," said Conrad, as patiently as if his father had not been there a score of times and found the whole staff of Every Other leek at work between four and five. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  9. In size it very closely corresponds to the better known tomb, while its columns of dark green alabaster, its door- lintel of leek- green marble, and the slabs of red marble which closed the relieving triangle above the door show that it had been not less magnificent than its neighbour. – The Sea-Kings of Crete by James Baikie
  10. 261 House Leek . – Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure by William Thomas Fernie
X