or use Advanced Search
if you are searching for a compound word, note that it might appear in any of three ways, reflecting varied editorial practice: spaced ('house keeper'), solid ('housekeeper'), or hyphenated ('house-keeper')

Search results

Search phrase: sauce

Plays

 16 result(s). alternate result(s)
PlayKey LineModern TextOriginal Text
Antony and CleopatraAC II.i.25Sharpen with cloyless sauce his appetite,Sharpen with cloylesse sawce his Appetite,
As You Like ItAYL III.iii.27for honesty coupled to beauty is to have honey a saucefor honestie coupled to beautie, is to haue Honie a sawce
As You Like ItAYL III.v.69I'll sauce her with bitter words. (To Phebe) Why lookile sauce / Her with bitter words: why looke
Henry IV Part 11H4 II.iv.521Item sauce . . . . . 4d.Item, Sawce iiii.d.
Henry VH5 V.i.33eat your victuals – come, there is sauce for it. (He strikeseate your Victuals: come, there is sawce for it.
Henry VH5 V.i.47sauce to your leek? There is not enough leek to swearsauce to your Leeke: there is not enough Leeke to sweare
Julius CaesarJC I.ii.297This rudeness is a sauce to his good wit,This Rudenesse is a Sawce to his good Wit,
MacbethMac III.iv.35From thence the sauce to meat is ceremony;From thence, the sawce to meate is Ceremony,
MacbethMac IV.iii.81And my more-having would be as a sauceAnd my more-hauing, would be as a Sawce
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iii.9I'll sauce them. They have had my house a week atIle sauce them, they haue had my houses a week at
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW IV.iii.11must come off. I'll sauce them. Come.must come off, Ile sawce them, come.
Much Ado About NothingMA IV.i.275With no sauce that can be devised to it; I protestWith no sawce that can be deuised to it, I protest
Romeo and JulietRJ II.iv.79sharp sauce.sharpe sawce.
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.24Who seeks for better of thee, sauce his palateWho seekes for better of thee, sawce his pallate
Timon of AthensTim IV.iii.301To sauce thy dishes.To sawce thy dishes.
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK III.iii.25.1Your hunger needs no sauce, I see.your hunger needs no sawce I see,

Poems

 0 result(s).

Glossary

 4 result(s).
fennelfragrant herb used as a sauce for fish
saucerebuke, berate, sting
saucespice, season, flavour
saucemake things hot for, charge extortionately

Thesaurus

 2 result(s).
fish, herb used as a sauce forfennel
herb used as a sauce for fishfennel

Themes and Topics

 1 result(s).
Thou and you...our word you benedick with no sauce that can be devised to it i protest i l...

Words Families

 6 result(s).
Word FamilyWord Family GroupWords
SAUCEBASICsauce n, sauce v, saucily adv, sauciness n, saucy adj
SAUCEPEOPLEjack-sauce n

Snippets

 0 result(s).
SHAKESPEARE'S WORDS © 2022 DAVID CRYSTAL & BEN CRYSTAL