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- lemonise (UK)
- (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (transitive) To add or apply lemon to.
1918 January 1, Mazdaznan, volume 17, page 228:
- Small bits of ice, slightly salted or lemonized, will stop dizziness, headaches and indigestion.
- 1980, The Electrical Review - Volume 206, Issues 1-9:
- You can lemonise your lights, And grapefruitise your telly, You can run your hi-fi set on orange mousse.
1992, Benjamin Darling, Helpful Hints for Housewives: A Treasury of Tips for the Model Homemaker, page 45:
- Wear gloves at all times if possible, and after each washing rinse with lemonized water, and apply Lemon Lotion.
1999, Ann Louise Gittleman, Super Nutrition for Men: Using Nutrition to Protect, Heal and Supercharge Your Body:
- Since Italian dishes can be on the oily side, learn to "lemonize" by ordering several lemon wedges that can help emulsify excess oil.
2002, Ann Louise Gittleman, The Complete Fat Flush Program, page 58:
- Don't forget to "lemonize" when you add your flaxseed oil. Delicious. I encourage you to “lemonize” your salad by simply squeezing a lemon (or lime) over it instead of a restaurant dressing if you haven't brought your own.
2009, Emanuel Bonavia, The Cultivated Oranges and Lemons, Etc. of India and Ceylon:
- Not improbably in Oman itself the citron had been already considerably "lemonized," the latter fruit being more useful.
2010, Gregory Spencer, The Welkening: A Three Dimensional Tale, page 221:
- “As my Auntie May Reeding Well used to say, 'When life scurvies you, lemonize it.'”