Seasoning Sea"son*ing, n. 1. The act or process by which anything is seasoned. [1913 Webster]

2. That which is added to any species of food, to give it a higher relish, as salt, spices, etc.; a condiment. [1913 Webster]

3. Hence, something added to enhance enjoyment or relieve dullness; as, wit is the seasoning of conversation. [1913 Webster]

Political speculations are of so dry and austere a nature, that they will not go down with the public without frequent seasonings. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

{Seasoning tub} (Bakery), a trough in which dough is set to rise. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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