verjuice


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ver·juice

 (vûr′jo͞os′)
n.
1. The acidic juice of unripe grapes or other sour fruit, such as crabapples.
2. Sourness, as of disposition.

[Middle English verjus, from Old French vertjus : verd, unripe; see verdant + jus, juice; see juice.]

verjuice

(ˈvɜːˌdʒuːs)
n
1. (Cookery)
a. the acid juice of unripe grapes, apples, or crab apples, formerly much used in making sauces, etc
b. (as modifier): verjuice sauce.
2. rare
a. sourness or sharpness of temper, looks, etc
b. (as modifier): a verjuice old wife.
vb
(tr) rare to make sour; embitter
[C14: from Old French vert jus green (unripe) juice, from Old French vert green (from Latin viridis) + jus juice (from Latin jūs)]

ver•juice

(ˈvɜrˌdʒus)

n.
1. an acid liquor made from crab apples, unripe grapes, etc.
2. sourness, as of temper or expression.
[1275–1325; Middle English verjuis < Middle French vertjus=vert green (< Latin viridis) + jus juice]

verjuice


Past participle: verjuiced
Gerund: verjuicing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
I was verjuicing
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Past Perfect
I had verjuiced
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
I will be verjuicing
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Present Perfect Continuous
I have been verjuicing
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Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been verjuicing
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been verjuicing
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Conditional
I would verjuice
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Past Conditional
I would have verjuiced
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Translations
agrazverjus
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References in classic literature ?
Couldst see by his cheek and eye that he is as bitter as verjuice.
Wine, properly speaking, had been hitherto unknown; a thin, sour beverage like verjuice had been their only drink, but now wineshops were established to supply a natural demand.
The other women took to their Bibles and hymn-books, and looked as sour as verjuice over their reading--a result, which I have observed, in my sphere of life, to follow generally on the performance of acts of piety at unaccustomed periods of the day.
Grey Goose True Story, created by Erik Lorincz, head bartender at American Bar, The Savoy Hotel Ingredients: 45ml Grey Goose Vodka, 10ml Ancho Reyes Verde Liqueur, 10ml champagne syrup, 30ml verjuice, fresh coriander.
Made using milled brown seeds and traditionally the addition of verjuice -- the acidic juice of unripe grapes -- rather than vinegar.
The highest amounts of nitrate concentration in beverage products were found in packed fruit juices, soft drink, traditional verjuice, and traditional vinegar in a descending order.
All 21 aspiring chefs were set and opened the mystery box which contained un-tenderized octopus, verjuice, pear, chocolate, bay leaf, caper berries, parsley and umeboshi (Japanese plums).
Play on flavour is the key word in Persian cooking such as pomegranates and walnut stew, plums and chicken with saffron with a dash of verjuice or lemon, hearty herb soups with pulses and whey with again a dash of something sour and a topping of caramelised onions.
A shrub is a drink made of fruit juice, sweetened with sugar and soured with the addition of vinegar or verjuice.
The Sunday Mirror joined the covert operation - codenamed Verjuice - as officers smashed one of the smuggling rings which are costing Britain's economy a staggering pounds 4billion in lost revenue a year.
The UK is catching on to the popularity of Verjuice in South Africa.
Arrows in the alcohol-free drink ingredient quiver are many: Fresh squeezed juices, verjuice (unripe wine grape juice), specialty vinegars, extracts (some have a glycerin base and are alcohol-free), essences (rose water, geranium water, orange water, etc.

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