honied

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honied (comparative more honied, superlative most honied)

  1. Covered with or containing honey
    • 1836, William A. Alcott, The Young Mother[1]:
      It must be buttered, or honied, or toasted, or soaked in milk, or dipped in gravy.
    • 1913, John L. Stoddard, Poems[2]:
      One of the pair Is a woman fair, With parted, smiling lips; For her each hour A honied flower, And she the bee that sips.
  2. As sweet as honey
    • 1903, Ambrose Bierce, Shapes of Clay[3]:
      From the same lips the honied phrases fall That still are bitter from cascades of gall.