Usage examples for veal

  1. A good red apple and a pint of wine, Some of your mutton and some of your veal, If it is good, pray give me a deal; If it is not, pray give some salt. – Rhymes Old and New by M.E.S. Wright
  2. Do you know, I must trouble you for some more veal, it is so very good, and I am so very hungry." – Pelham, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton Last Updated: March 16, 2009
  3. Stew it gently for 2 hours, or until it is quite tender; strain off the liquor; stir together over the fire, in a stewpan, a little flour and butter until brown; lay the veal in this, the upper side to the bottom of the pan, and let it remain till of a nice brown colour. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  4. It is as though they thought bricks were like veal or mutton and stones like bits out of the living calf or sheep. – The Note-Books of Samuel Butler by Samuel Butler
  5. Mrs. Veal sat down in the very chair in which Mrs. Bargrave had been seated when she heard the knocking at the door. – The Strange Story Book by Mrs. Andrew Lang
  6. If by some fatal chance the hay were to fail for two years running, you would see a startling change the third year in the price of beef, but especially in that of veal. – The Village Rector by Honore de Balzac
  7. 16 or 20 of veal. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  8. " In that case," said Sancho, " you will not be without veal or kid." – The History of Don Quixote, Volume II., Complete by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  9. When your veal is enough, dish it up, and pour your sauce over. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  10. He was very agreeable, but spoke too lightly, I thought, of veal soup, I took him aside, and reasoned the matter with him, but in vain; to speak the truth, Luttrell is not steady in his judgments on dishes. – Sydney Smith by George W. E. Russell
  11. " With all my heart," says I. So he gave me a slice of beer, and a cup of cold veal; and there was a little dog under the table that picked up all the crumbs. – More English Fairy Tales by Various
  12. Make the whole into a nice stew, with some good veal gravy. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  13. Bone four pigeons, and make a forcemeat of some fillet of veal, some ham fat, some grated breadcrumbs, mushrooms, truffles, a shalot, a bouquet garni, a little cayenne, pepper and salt, mixed with butter cooked over the fire and then pounded in a mortar; put some of this forcemeat into the pigeons and stew them gently for half an hour. – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis
  14. Hence it is preferable to feed all your calves, whether for veal or stock. – Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  15. Could they get me a veal cutlet, or a bit of cold chicken?" – The Landleaguers by Anthony Trollope
  16. Then Mrs. Veal asked for Mrs. Bargrave's daughter; she said, she was not at home: But if you have a mind to see her, says Mrs. Bargrave, I'll send for her. – The Best Ghost Stories by Various
  17. They had now finished a veal stew with green beans. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola