Definitions for: Morsel


[n] a small amount of solid food; a mouthful; "all they had left was a bit of bread"
[n] a small quantity of anything; "a morsel of paper was all he needed"



Webster (1913) Definition: Mor"sel, n. [OF. morsel, F. morceau, LL. morsellus, a
dim. fr. L. morsus a biting, bite, fr. mordere to bite; prob.
akin to E. smart. See Smart, and cf. Morceau, Mordant,
Muse, v., Muzzle, n.]
1. A little bite or bit of food. --Chaucer.

Every morsel to a satisfied hunger is only a new
labor to a tired digestion. --South.

2. A small quantity; a little piece; a fragment.

Synonyms: bit, bite

See Also: chaw, chew, crumb, cud, mouthful, plug, quid, small indefinite amount, small indefinite quantity, sop, sops, taste, wad

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