from The Century Dictionary.
- Unseasoned; not piquant.
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- adjective Not
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I cannot, unfortunately, return him the compliment he paid you at Wilhelmsthal ” "Young man, you have satisfied me"; for, after having heard it at three rehearsals, I found no satisfaction in it either for my ears or my mind: it is the old frippery of counterpoint ” the old unsalted, unpeppered sausage, [Figure: Musical example] etc., rubbish, to the ruin of eye and ear!
Letters Liszt, Franz 1893