from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete English spelling of ragout.


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  • Do we ever reason, in order to know whether a ragoo be good or bad; and has it ever entered into any body's head, after having settled the geometrical principles of taste, and defined the qualities of each ingredient that enters into the composition of those messes, to examine into the proportion observed in their mixture, in order to decide whether it be good or bad?

    The Concept of the Aesthetic

  • People taste the ragoo, and tho 'unacquainted with those rules, they are able to tell whether it be good or no.

    The Concept of the Aesthetic

  • He paused, a forkful of ragoo halfway to his mouth, and regarded me under lowered brows.

    A Breath of Snow and Ashes

  • In like manner, we shall represent human nature at first to the keen appetite of our reader, in that more plain and simple manner in which it is found in the country, and shall hereafter hash and ragoo it with all the high

    The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

  • Garnish your dish with horse-radish and pickles, lay the ragoo round your beef, and a little upon the top; so serve it up.

    English Housewifery

  • This ragoo is excellent, therefore do not you pretend to be excused from eating of it; you must do me that favour as well as the rest.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Volume 01

  • Come, bring the ragoo presently; I fancy you will like that as well as the lamb.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Volume 01

  • Honour this ragoo, said the Bermecide, by eating heartily of it, Ho, boy! cried he; bring us a new ragoo.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Volume 01

  • At night I sat down at table, and had all manner of rarities served up to me, and, among other things ragoo with garlic, such as you have now forced me to eat of.

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Volume 01

  • The master of the house would not dispense with the merchant from eating of the ragoo with garlic, and therefore ordered his servant to get ready

    The Arabian Nights Entertainments - Volume 01


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