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aspic


  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aspic  \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.] 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aspic  \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}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aspic  \As"pic\,  n.  [F.,  prob.  fr  aspic  an  asp.] 
  A  savory  meat  jelly  containing  portions  of  fowl,  game,  fish, 
  hard  boiled  eggs,  etc  --Thackeray. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aspic 
  n  :  savory  jelly  based  on  fish  or  meat  stock  used  as  a  mold  for 
  meats  or  vegetables 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  ASPIC 
  Advanced  SCSI  Programmable  Interrupt  Controller  (PIC,  SCSI) 
 
 




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