sauce (v.) Old form(s): sawce , sawc'st
spice, season, flavour
Cor I.ix.52.1[Martius to all] As if I loved my little should be dieted / In praises sauced with lies
Cym IV.ii.50[Guiderius to Belarius and Arviragus, of disguised Innogen] he ... sauced our broths
TC I.ii.23[Alexander to Cressida, of Ajax] his folly [is] sauced with discretion
Tim IV.iii.24[Timon alone, as if to the earth] Who seeks for better of thee, sauce his palate / With thy most operant poison
Tim IV.iii.301[Timon to Apemantus, of poison] To sauce thy dishes
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