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Usage examples for turbot

  1. Sole and Turbot, the left; it would almost seem to have been a matter of chance at the commencement of the evolution: reversed specimens occur as variations in most of the species. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  2. The turbot, for example, is improved by being kept a day or two. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  3. And what with turbot, oysters, grouse- pie, and mountain mutton, I 'll make the diplomatist sorrow that he is not accredited to some native sovereign in the Arran islands, instead of some 'mere German Hertzog. – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  4. Hortensius, the orator, wept over the death of a turbot which he had fed with his own hands; and the daughter of Druses adorned one that she had, with rings of gold. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  5. The turbot goes for forty- two francs. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  6. Mr. Turbot who had stretched forth his hand, as though to seize Tom, and his companion, who had advanced toward Ned, fairly jumped back in fright at the sight of the big man. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  7. Rub a hot dish with a piece of shalot, lay the turbot in the dish, and pour the sauce over it. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  8. Lay it at the bottom of the dish: then take the flesh of soles, small cod, or dressed turbot, and rub it with salt and pepper. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  9. " Oh, that's all right," spoke Mr. Turbot, good naturedly. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  10. The two men whispered together for a moment, and then Mr. Turbot said: Well, as I remarked, we're men of business, and there's no use beating about the bush. – Tom Swift and his Wizard Camera or, Thrilling Adventures while taking Moving Pictures by Victor Appleton
  11. And yet, without such aid, they find the flesh Of boar and turbot nauseous, e'en though fresh, When, gorged to sick repletion, they request Onions or radishes to give them zest. – The Satires, Epistles, and Art of Poetry by Horace a.k.a. Quintus Horatius Flaccus Translated by John Conington, M. A.
  12. We saw a turbot yawn twice, and a cod once. – A New Medley of Memories by David Hunter-Blair
  13. When we were finally served with half- cooked turbot, a pleasant- spoken waitress went about to each table, explaining to the irate guests that the cook was 'not at her best. – Penelope's Irish Experiences by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  14. Not eat turbot in Lent! – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
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