Definitions for: Aspic


[n] savory jelly based on fish or meat stock used as a mold for meats or vegetables



Webster (1913) Definition: As"pic, n. [F. See Asp.]
1. The venomous asp. [Chiefly poetic] --Shak. Tennyson.

2. A piece of ordnance carrying a 12 pound shot. [Obs.]


As"pic, n. [F., a corrupt. of spic (OF. espi, F.
['e]pi), L. spica (spicum, spicus), ear, spike. See Spike.]
A European species of lavender (Lavandula spica), which
produces a volatile oil. See Spike.


As"pic, n. [F., prob. fr. aspic an asp.]
A savory meat jelly containing portions of fowl, game, fish,
hard boiled eggs, etc. --Thackeray.

See Also: gelatin, jelly

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